My First Piece for HuffPost Parents!

posted in HuffPost Parents, Motherhood, The Baby on by with 6 Replies

“In those first few weeks of her life, along with relief and wonder at her progress, I felt a nagging sense of failure.  I didn’t know what I had done wrong, but I must have botched something.  She should have been bigger, stronger, healthier when she was born.  How could I have failed my baby?”


Want to read the whole story of how my youngest daughter made her dramatic entrance into the world?  Of course you do.  Just click the link to read it on The Huffington Post:

It Felt Like I Failed My Baby

  • Lisa Moskowitz Sadikman

    Firstly, yay on the Huffington Post! Secondly, I loved it, especially this: “There is no Queen of Motherhood. We are all just humans, and to be human is to be vulnerable, no matter how strong or brave or smart we are.” Absolutely.

    • ShakespearesMom

      Thank you so much!

  • Kelly Meyer

    Love it! Congrats!!

    • ShakespearesMom

      Thank you!

  • I just saw this (catching up on my reading today!), so congratulations, Kate! So well-deserved too– what a beautifully written piece. Should be on the front cover of every newspaper.

    • ShakespearesMom

      Aw, thank you so much!