Magic in the Mundane

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Years ago, I had a dreamlike idea of what motherhood would look like. It looked like the time I babysat a 3-year-old boy at the park and we threw sticks over the side of a bridge, laughing hysterically. It looked like the neighbor’s nursery beautifully adorned in pink for their baby girl. It looked like holding my newborn nephew and watching him sleep peacefully in my arms on Thanksgiving. I waited expectantly for my own time to be a mom. Yes – having children would be completely magical, just like those times babysitting. Soon enough, we were blessed with a beautiful