In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, and the conversations happening around the brunch table for mothers now and future, we asked one of our favorite bloggers, LaTonya Yvette, to bring us a few meditations on what she has learned about life, love, and happiness through motherhood. — Faith
There’s this difficult beauty in motherhood; it feels monumental without giving full definition to me as a person. When the day is said and done, I am a mother. But who am I in between diapers and sleep schedules and play dates?
While many find themselves content and happy in that role alone, I felt as if there was this future me slowly slipping away from my fingertips. I had this untapped me, full of a new kind of love and different sense of wealth, and it felt unfair to leave that woman unexplored.