Ever since I can remember, I have been obsessed with reading. I loved reading for school or reading for research papers or reading to simply get away at a far more reasonable price than a plane ticket. I escaped to far away lands or into the thoughts of a complete stranger and I've continued to do so, well after college and after finding a partner and after having a baby. The problem? Well, now it's hard to find time to read.
I don't have lazy Sundays (or any days, for that matter) anymore, and reading sessions that span hour after lethargic hour are a thing of the past. I can't give up my reading time because that is how I stay sane (and I need to stay sane) and I can't ignore my kid or the list of responsibilities that goes along with having one. You guys, the struggle is most certainly real.
Thankfully, I know I'm not alone (because misery loves company). There are boatloads of us out there; mothers who are obsessed with reading and are attempting to find a way to maintain reading time while still doing mom stuff. Here are just a few hardships us reading-obsessed mothers know, because hey, at least we're not riding this struggle bus solo.