Mothers are hardly the protagonists. Instead, we play strong supporting roles in the background or behind stage.
Some of us are too weary to play the main character.
Some of us are taught it is not okay to want to be and to claim that space.
Some of us are told to occupy our time with mundane tasks that we forget we can be the protagonist.
Consider this your invitation to come on stage. You deserve the starring role. You deserve to experience the limelight and shine.
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