Why is motherhood not valued like a career is?

I often find myself scholling through website likes LinkedIn only to see how my peers from university and from the army are thriving professionally. Today I was particularly upset by someone's professional accomplishment. I mean I was I pissed. I could not bring myself to say "oh, good for them," and scroll on.  In fact, …

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I’ll Never be a Pinterest Perfect Mom

Motherhood is the biggest shitshow that's ever taken hold of my life. Birth sucks, breastfeeding is basically torture, and raising a child is just plain hard.  Obviously, when I was pregnant I was swooned by all the insta-Fit Mommies who under the light of a perfect filter flaunt their effortless journey through pregnancy.  I was …

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