Or is it really, really hard to put motherhood (or fatherhood,or grandparent-hood, or aunt-hood, or uncle-hood, or other-caring-adult-hood) into words that don’t sound trite? For four-and-a-half years now, I’ve been searching for a way to describe all this that does justice to the ups, the downs, the sacred, the profane, the kisses, the poop. What I’ve finally realized is that if I wait until I find the perfect words before I write about these experiences, I’ll never find those prefect words anyway. So…here goes! Wheeee?