Where The Worries Are

Where The Worries Are

This article resonated with us at Mama Soul, perhaps it will with you too.

“The Designated Worrier” by Judith Shulevitz, The New York Times

There’s a story my daughter loves to hear me tell: The day after I came home from the hospital with her big brother, my first child, I was seized by the certainty that I was about to die. I sobbed; I asked my husband: “But who will keep him in socks? Who’ll make sure he’s wearing his little socks?”

“Didn’t you think Daddy could put the socks on?” my daughter exclaims, delighted that I’d been so ridiculous.

“I wasn’t sure he’d remember,” I say, “or have enough on hand.”

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