Andrea Mara

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The Mother-Ship

“Well what if we leave a bit earlier tomorrow?” I said to my daughter on the way into school last week, in answer to her complaint that she wouldn’t have enough playtime before class started. “Yeah, we said that this morning too, and here we are, running at the last

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on loneliness in motherhood

Motherhood can be lonely. Especially the first time. When you don’t know anything much, and you’re overwhelmed by this small, soft, wriggling being for whom you have suddenly become responsible. When it’s your first child, and you have no toddler or pre-schooler to keep you busy, but keep you company

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