Once I had my first child, I ceased to be me. I had a family now. With no clue with what I was going to do with my life, I was now responsible for taking care of someone else. And from the moment my son took his first breath, I didn’t have a life that didn’t include my children. They are not now, nor have they ever been, an extension of my life. They are the core of my being and I don’t know any other way to exist.
Being a mother is not another role I play; it is the role of my life. Everything I am and everything I have, is because I am a mother. Motherhood did not change me, it made me. Motherhood revealed my path. Motherhood paved the way. Motherhood made me who I am.
As mothers, we often feel like we “lose” who we are. I feel that I am not lost though. I have no idea what it would be like to live a life without children, but at the end of each day, I know that there are no mistakes, I am exactly who I am meant to be, a mother. Always have been and always will be.
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