10 Ways I’m Rocking Motherhood

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A few months ago, another mom told my husband she wished she was more like me because, according to this merciful mom, I “had it all together.”  When my husband told me about this later, I literally laughed out loud because the thought of having it all together is both foreign and hilarious to me.  I’m not sure I’ve ever had a day since becoming a mom nearly ten years ago when I thought, Hey I’ve really got it all together.  Most of the time, I’m second-guessing every effort and comparing myself to other moms who I think, ironically, have it so much more together than I do.

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For the Mom Who Wants to Quit

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As a mom of three (ages 9, 7, and 4) I’ve experienced my fair share of moments when I wanted to admit defeat and run away. Burnout is not just a thing you can do in a muscle car. It’s a real-life byproduct of the business of motherhood. If you’re an imperfect mom like me and you feel ready to quit, know you’re not alone. Take a few moments to yourself, have a coffee or some tea, and reflect on these reminders to bring you peace of mind and heart.

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