Before I was married, I had the perfect marriage. (Sort of like before I had children, I was the perfect parent.)
I had read the books, studied other couples and families, and formed neat little opinions on what must work or not work.
And then 2008 happened to me – my year of wedded bliss.
(And then 2009 happened to me – the year I became a mother.)
It didn’t take me long to realize that the type of wife and mother I was in my head while still single, sometimes looks vastly different to the one now staring me down in the mirror…
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