when loving your partner is a choice

Shevonne with her husband Daniel

Shevonne with her husband Daniel

Having children inevitably involves surprises. There are a lot of things you can’t possibly know before you have children. No matter how prepared you are, how many books you read, how many birthing stories you listen to, having babies will inevitably lead to some kind of surprise.

You may, like a good friend of mine, be surprised that labour hurt more than breastfeeding. It may be that you’re surprised at just how sleep deprived one small human can make you feel. And of course, there’s all the good stuff too. Like how at peace you can feel holding a sleeping baby nestled under your chin, or cry just because you love them so much.

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