Here’s the thing: we are all going to screw up sometimes. No mother is perfect. Sometimes our best intentions and all our preparations leave us flailing, and we lose our temper…These moments when we mess up are the times when we have to be patient with ourselves, forgive ourselves, and try as hard as we can to find the patience next time in whatever way works best for us.
“Somehow, imagining our future grounded me more gratefully in the present.” Are you feeling drained and overcome by the chaos? Author Stephanie Sprenger reminds us that a time-based perspective might be just the recharge we need.
Even though we may not like to admit it, mommies have weaknesses. When our children seem to have similar weaknesses or annoying habits, it can really hit a nerve. What’s the best way to handle those moments that may cause you to overreact a bit? Check out how this mom turned morning madness into an opportunity to teach.
Are you trying to do it all, for everyone, on minimal sleep, and with a smiling face? Stephanie Sprenger shares her perspective on the messiness of perfection and the silver lining of a gloomy Monday.