Momaha Blog: Parenthood is scary, but it’s worth it

By Ashley Strehle Hartman
Published by on the Omaha World-Herald’s on March 4, 2021

Parenting is awe-inspiring, gratifying and life changing. It is also terrifying.

When I was first handed my tiny, helpless bundle of joy in the hospital, keeping her safe, happy and healthy seemed frightening and impossible.

It seems even more frightening and impossible now that my daughter is almost a toddler and her only goal in life seems to be finding new ways to hurt herself.

Case in point: Her new hobby is falling. So naturally, my new hobbies are following her around, catching her and childproofing every square inch of our home.

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