By Caprece Cotton-Sturdivant
Before I became a mother I would identify myself as a sort of “pseudo-adult,” meaning that I was “grown” yet still retained some of my childlike tendencies. My laundry might be piled a little too high and my dinner might be a bag of chips. You would’ve thought I lived in a dorm room.
But after my daughter was born and the shock of motherhood wore off, something strange happened — everything started to fall into place.Â It was like someone turned on my mom switch and I just knew how to handle my responsibility.Â Now don’t get me wrong, motherhood is a life-long education and I’m still in elementary school, but I’ve learned quite a bit so far. Â Here are five ways motherhood changed my life forever.