• They Said Parenthood Gets Easier, But That's Not True - We Just Get Better At It

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    It's December 2015, and my life is not my own anymore. Our four-and-a-half pound premature baby hiccups in her makeshift bedroom, a breakfast nook in our new apartment surrounded by unpacked boxes. Every little sound, every grimace, pings my nerves. I am anxious for her and for me; worried I will never make a single friend with children, mourning what my husband and I had before. Everything changes in a literal heartbeat.
    “Don't worry,” say The Mothers - the collective mothers, the ones in Facebook groups, my friends' mothers, the older women I know from work. “ It gets easier. I...
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