I always thought it was annoying when people would say, “Your life will change forever after having a baby.” Because duh. There’s a human being I’m responsible for, for the rest of my life. But my thoughts, feelings, and physical responses changed, too. That I wasn’t prepared for. Though I still love my pets just as much as I did before (thank you very much), something clicked in my brain when I got pregnant, and continued to change after my son was born. Because apparently, there are fascinating things happen in your brain when you give birth.

It must be true, because I suddenly don’t hate everyone else’s children… I think they’re cute. I feel an overwhelming sense of duty to protect my son and I feel like my heart will burst when I look at him and he smiles at me. All thanks to the amygdala in the brain. And what happens there is a lot like falling in love with someone. Which, obviously, you do. Your child.

Whether you’re having an…

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Work from home mom dedicated to my family. Total foodie trying new recipes.Love hunting for the best deals online. Wannabe style fashionista. As content editor, I get to do what I love everyday. Tweet, share and promote the best content our tools find on a daily basis.
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