Motherhood is the mother of all juggling acts! Time for your infant comes first, but as you emerge from the first 18 months to 2 years, there may be deep longing to grab back some of your ‘self’.

For all its joys and deep sense of fulfilment, there are times when being a mother is really overwhelming.   

Parenting is a full-time and often relentless job without holidays or pay — especially during the first 18 months of a baby’s life. I wrote about it here.