"The allegation that I had been somehow inappropriate, the implication that I might be harming my son in some way... hit me in an emotional place."
"I couldn’t think of one good reason not to, but I still felt uncomfortable with the rarity of giving our baby my last name instead of my husband’s."
“I was displaying just about every symptom of perinatal depression. Sadness. Anxiety. Fatigue," writes the star in her new book, The Woman In Me.
“I have to mother like I don’t have a job and work like I don’t have children. I’m constantly dealing with the feeling of ‘I’m not doing enough.’”
"I went and talked to the only person I felt might really understand my need to not mother: my mother."
"The reality is, 66% of people who’ve had abortions plan on having a baby when they’re older, financially stable, and are in a supportive relationship."
"I wanted to go to the park whenever and read one more book and not stress about the stuff left out on the counter. "
"Swooning over *NSYNC brings us back to the bits of ourselves that might have gotten pushed aside or lost along our journeys."
"I loved this tiny human so much, and I was so petrified of losing him, it consumed every fibre of my being."