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My husband is gone a lot, but I am NOT a single mom

“What I want to tell you most about having a husband who is gone a lot is this: It is harder on him than it is on me. He goes days, weeks, and months without a hug from someone who loves him.”

Ten true things about the first year of motherhood

“Postpartum bodies are squashy and wobbly and dimpled and stretched and foreign and embarrassing and difficult and painful and gorgeously imperfect, and they tend to stay that way for quite awhile. You made a human. Now make your peace.”

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