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The Mothers of Reinvention: Reclaim Your Identity , Unleash Your Potential, Love Your Life by Barbara Machen, Jennifer Pate

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Chapter 1
Reinvent Your Perception Putting the Pep Back in Your Step
I had always wanted to have children so badly, to be “the head of the little people.” My husband and I worked tirelessly for me to get pregnant for a year and a half. Finally we had succeeded, and with twins.
I imagined that now my life would be complete—that I had realized my ultimate dream with a husband and kids. A family. I thought that it would be easy and joyful to raise my two girls. Why wouldn’t it be? I was a smart, educated, organized woman. I had managed employees and navigated myself through very challenging obstacles in both my personal and professional lives with a smile on my face. I wasn’t a pregnant teen having a baby by surprise. I was a thirty-five-year-old ...

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