The Story I Told Myself to Lift my Spirits While Mothering

The Baby Story

Photo by Austin Wade on Unsplash

“Do you want me to tell you The Baby Story?” I asked the curly hair boy tucked in his second-hand toddler bed that I got from a couple who was changing duty stations.

My baby, as if the day had not been arduous. As if I hadn’t lost my cool more times than I cared to remember, nodded his head with so much enthusiasm…



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Johanny Ortega

Johanny Ortega has lived many lives. To figure out her broken pieces she writes about her experiences to learn how to heal. Heal together by subscribing.