In anticipation of Mother's Day, I offer you a found poem: the output of Google's autocomplete search function. Start a search for "motherhood is" and you'll learn:
May your Mother's Day this year combine a recognition of the hard with a celebration of the magical.
Tania Lombrozo is a psychology professor at the University of California, Berkeley. She writes about psychology, cognitive science and philosophy, with occasional forays into parenting and veganism. You can keep up with more of what she is thinking on Twitter: @TaniaLombrozo