Nobody informed me that parenthood would be so physical. It is like a full-on attack on the soul and the body, each day. It takes its toll, and I am not talking bags under eyes, droopy boobs and the certain additional pounds around the middle.
Five years of lugging an infant, then a toddler, around on hip or my shoulder –have wrecked my neck, vertebrae, and rotator cuff. Pains and aches aside, it occurred to … Read the rest