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  • "I was born a mother but I did not become a mother until [my daughter] arrived -- much like how she will only get so far in life until she becomes a mother. If she does not become a mother, then she will become something else that she was born to do."
    -Emily James, Mom Manifesto

    Hear more "uncommon stories about mothering" on MOTHER: A PODCAST

    (Photo courtesy of Emily James)
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