Mom Truths: "I Kept Waiting for That Motherhood Euphoria to Arrive"

Erin Hiemstra adores her son, Carter, 3, more than anything. The San Francisco–based lifestyle blogger at Apartment34 is also acutely aware that motherhood is not always as black or white as the media makes it seem. It’s not either blissful or miserable. At times, it’s somewhere in between: arduous, monotonous, and punctuated by a fleeting feeling that you’re missing out on your old life. Here is her honest cautionary tale.



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