Quick link: Motherhood is Gross

Today I’m writing at Brain Child for their Mother’s Day series: What Is Motherhood? My answer? Motherhood is gross. Both physically and mentally. Both in what it does to our bodies (or what our bodies inadvertently do to our children) and in what it does to our character¬†(like how children bring out the best in us, right? Er, not always?).


Did I ever tell you about that diarrhea in Somaliland with no water? Yeah. Gross. Or about how I am reduced to incoherency by the sweetness of fleeting moments?

Click here to read Motherhood is Gross, a tribute to what we mothers do as we love, wipe, and cry for/with/about our children.

*image via Wikipedia