Over on NJ Moms Blog. Here’s a peek:
I spend some time looking in the mirror wondering when all the wrinkles and dark circles snuck onto my face. I pluck gray hairs (yes, from my head and my chin). I am not that old. I do not feel old (all the time). And yet, parenthood has aged me… a lot.
Usually all I can see about aging is negative. I have to (or should) go to the doctor more. Teeth whitening is quickly becoming a necessity and not just a luxury. I’m not grey enough yet for color, but I do have a fund set up for the day when my super-dark hair betrays me because it will soon and I will not let it win. Aging and motherhood seem to have a symbiotic relationship. The more children I have, the faster I get old.
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