Being a mom requires a whole purse full of skills. We all know the look she gives when you’re acting up will quickly set you straight, and that her kisses are magic to heal almost any kind of ache.
Long before I embarked on a career in health administration, I knew I wanted to be a mom. Family was central in my life—I’m the youngest of five children, and my own mother, as you can imagine, was nothing short of amazing.
Anyone who has ever taken care of someone who needs heavy duty physical or emotional support—whether that’s a newborn or an elderly family member or someone dealing with a serious diagnosis or chronic illness—knows how exhausting and stressful the caregiving role can be.