The Joys and Sorrows of Adulting

Even though it’s a stupid word, it tells us a lot about ourselves in this moment and how we parent

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“The dirty secret about adulthood is the sameness of it, its tireless adherence to routines and customs and norms,” All Joy and No Fun, Jennifer Senior

My twenties were this lovely stretch of time which meandered along, leading from one diversion to the next. One day was pottery class, the next, researching a trip to Japan.

“Children are the last binding obligation in a culture that asks for almost no other permanent commitments” Jennifer Senior

I may not know much about wine, or the stock market, or real estate, or all these things I thought I would and should know by now, but I know about sacrifice.

Writer. Aussie. New Mum. Tired. cherielee87@hotmail.com

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