How often did I lose my patience, forgetting that she needed me to be steadfast and reliable? How many times had I responded sharply or carelessly instead of making her feel heard and loved? Had I been a good mom more often than not?
I took the test before bedtime, leaving it in the bathroom while the countdown timer flashed, proving I didn’t really believe I could possibly be pregnant. But when I went in, it said “pregnant” in neat, bold letters.
There are some disadvantages to being a work-from-home parent that you might not realize. If you’ve ever thought of working from home with your kids, let me tell you, it might not be how you’ve imagined it.