I zip him up in his footed pajamas, the one that has the little smiling dinosaurs all on it. The house is quiet, not yet filled with our girls' bedtime stories told by my husband. I hold my baby close to my chest in the silence of the dusk, soaking in his infancy. This was the moment I had been yearning for since I said goodbye to him nearly eight hours earlier. No one can really prepare a mother for the day she goes back to work. For weeks, the day had been stuffed in the back of my mind. My maternity leave had been so busy with other activities that I figured it wasn't worth dwelling on. But as the end drew near, the anticipation of leaving my baby with someone else began to take its toil. I was a hormonal wreck, crashing against a wall of anxiety. It didn't matter that his caregivers were licensed professionals. Even with his place of daycare being in the same building as the one I worked, that didn't make it any easier. I had to pass him into the arms of someone else and it was one of the hardest things I've ever had to do. To read more, head on over to The M.O.M. Initiative.
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2014 M.O.M. Conference ~ BETTER TOGETHER
July 31st – August 2nd,
Jacksonville, Florida at Trinity Baptist Church
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