While trying to navigate the subway system of DC with a giant stroller holding one very cute baby, I was the receipt of many looks filled with:
Everyone saw me. Trust me. I was hard to miss - especially in my bright yellow coat (I didn't realize DC had a "black wool only" dress code). While everyone took a good long look at me - no one let me on the subway first, helped me on the escalator, offered me their seat, said hello, or moved out of the way to let my stroller off the train.
My first errand back in Colorado was to Sunflower Market grocery store. The lady in front of me purchased a bouquet of tulips, and before she left turned around and handed them to me. She said, "Here. I bought these for you because you are a mom, and you deserve them."
It is nice to be home.