She used to consider motherhood as being a transient state of facts. She said you need to dwell in it positively but have to not let it define you. To hold unto that which you were before you were with child and you will become again once they'll move forward and return only as visitors.
Yet, this morning, an image of three Barbie dolls sitting cleverly on a table chair and taking in the morning son, got caught in her field of view. And she knew, as soon as the image of her current reality touched the boundaries of her visual field, that she had changed and this change is irreversible.