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    Default I'm not the mother I thought I'd be, but that's okay...

    Okay, anything is bringing me to tears this week but a friend linked to this on Facebook and I thought it was pretty wonderful:

    http://connectusonline.org/blog/2011/02/who-are-you/
    Debbie




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    That is so true. Thank you for sharing.
    Erica
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    Thanks OP. I can so relate!
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    Thanks for posting this. I really like the line about changing from the mothers we thought we would be to the mothers we have to be. What my child needs from me is completely different than what I expected and I had to change my idea of mothering as a result.
    Gena

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    Thanks -- I enjoyed this read. I needed to read it.
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