I grew up in Bangladesh, but as the child of a diplomat, I have lived all over the world, from Beijing to Belgrade to Kuala Lumpur. I have always been surrounded by people from different countries and cultures, so I never felt particularly unusual or foreign.
Nobody said motherhood would be easy. But, little did I know how hard it would actually be. I imagine there are some mothers who find getting up at 5am, making fabulously healthy 3-course meals, and juggling successful careers with a thriving family life to be a breeze. For me, the idea of achieving those things