I’ve been co-parenting for the past six years. There are certain aspects that, while they are our normal, they aren’t easy. At times I check myself when I think, “why haven’t I gotten used this yet?” Besides working to be a great mother in general, I consider managing the co-parenting relationship and a child’s adjustment
I have a close friend whose son is a couple of years younger than mine. We were co-workers during both of our respective pregnancies so we got to experience all that comes with first time motherhood together. One significant factor differentiates our experience and that is, her son received a diagnosis on the Autism spectrum.
Lately it seems like an inordinate number of women around me are either pregnant or new moms. This is awesome for me, as I love babies and pregnant women. It’s possibly annoying for them, because I tend to gush, make a big deal, and I instantly become that irritating woman who wants to tell all