Today’s post is a lengthy one, but may be helpful for anyone dealing with transitions.
I’m not normally a complainer. I was raised in a very “suck it up and handle things – quietly” way. Maybe it was the Irish Catholic immigrant relatives who had to pull themselves up by their bootstraps trickling down into our generations, but here we are.
Yet, when life gets tough…sometimes you just have to admit it.
As mothers, in particular, we’ve also been “mom shamed” into being (or, at least, SHOWING) the epitome of the perfectly-together parent. Juggle all issues, big and small. Remember every detail. Make the perfect, nutritious meals. Save the world…while meeting our own deadlines and work responsibilities (and never, ever be seen with a pizza box in your hand).
So, our family is undergoing some transitions. Admittedly, on their own I’d be fine juggling them, but as they build … Read More