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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Challenges and Blessings of Being a Sober Mother

As a new mother who is in recovery from alcoholism, I have gained an enormous amount of first-hand experience into the unique challenges that motherhood brings for those either trying to get sober or intending to sustain their recovery. However, there are also many positive reasons for alcoholic mothers to get or remain sober that are unique to becoming a parent. These challenges and blessings of motherhood are not unique to alcoholics, as other mothers experience them. However, the risk of relapse for sober mothers is always present and therefore, we must prioritize our recovery so that we can be the mothers that our children deserve. > > > > Read More