Technically I became a mother the day I gave birth, or perhaps even the day I conceived, but I can tell you with great certainty that today I am a MOM. Yes, I've said before that it took me a long time, months actually, to find my groove. It is also true that I wanted to be a mother for as long as I can remember. Being a mother and being a mother are two different things. When I first came home with Noah I was ... shy, even when I was alone with him. I was hesitant to sing out loud. GAH... the sound of my own voice was, piercing, at best. I guess I thought he would laugh at me and think I was trying to embarrass him on purpose. (I know, those days will come, all too soon, I fear.) ... Click HERE to read the rest of this story at DC METRO MOMS.