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surrender to motherhood

Surrender is not a dirty word

This surrender is not weak or submissive. It is not ‘giving in’. Surrender, in this context, is really about acceptance of where our child is at right now, as well as where we are as parents, and about ‘letting go’. Surrender means living in the present, not missing precious moments through resentment or blame – especially blaming ourselves – for…
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Sweet surrender

A few years ago I had to pull over into the slow lane. An autoimmune disorder that had been in remission for years reared its ugly head. At first this was an enormous shock - what the…? I don’t get sick (just as well, because mothers don’t get sick leave. Do they?); I am a person with boundless energy (like most mothers, I had learnt that…
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