I Rebelled Against the Role of 'Mom' — Until it Was Right for Me

Babies made me sweaty. Every time a mom friend asked if I wanted to hold her infant, my hands instantly went from calm to clammy. My usual plan of action was to politely decline the offer and come up with an excuse like, “Oh, your little one looks so adorable in her stroller, I don’t want to interrupt her downtime.”

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