On My Mind

Let's talk openly about how difficult parenthood is

This way, those who still choose to take the plunge have more realistic expectations, resulting in happier and more well-adjusted parents as well as children.

Parenting is a joy, but it is also banal, boring, uncertain, stressful, sapping, infuriating, disappointing. PHOTO: ST FILE
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Every day, for at least an hour, I sit in utter darkness.

Sometimes, in silence except for the sound of deep, regular, breathing. Sometimes, not.

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