• Finding Magic in Motherhood, Part 6: The Story of a Lamp

    Finding Magic in Motherhood, Part 6: The Story of a Lamp

    When I first envisioned my road to motherhood, it was full of sparkles and glows. I thought of my body changing, had even said goodbye to my pre-baby body in preparation for the coming changes. I expected morning sickness, aches, exhaustion, and a growing belly that I couldn’t wait to show off. I didn’t expect the dark days, the days painted black with night even while bright sunlight cornered me. I didn’t expect to have the magic of my motherhood journey sucked out of my life. The week after our miscarriage was easily the hardest 7 days of my life. Women I knew, who already had a child, were both…