I’m Just a Part-Time Mom (and other shitty lies I tell myself post-divorce)

I never wanted to be a stay-at-home-Mom.

When my son, my first born, arrived seven weeks early and spent three weeks in the NICU everything I thought I knew about Motherhood changed. I had to l leave him every night of those three weeks. For the first five nights, I was down the hall recovering from my c-section, for the next couple of weeks until his discharge, I left my tiny newborn in the care of skilled nurses amidst the sounds of beeps from life sustaining machines and the tiny cries of other…