All tagged more than just a mom
Don’t worry mama. I see the judgemental looks, the rude comments that could go unsaid, and having to prove your value in every given moment. This includes not only strangers, but family and friends. I see you.
I know exactly how it feels to be questioned by absolutely everyone, including yourself, if you can do this. I know every mother I have chatted with has felt this one way, one time or another.
“Can I really do this? Can I be a good enough mom?”
I know the eyes and harsh words don’t make self doubt any more helpful.
“How can there be too many children? That’s like saying there are too many flowers.”
- Mother Teresa
Having children close together is a blessing in itself! There is a lot of patience, routine, organization, and dedication that goes into running a somewhat smooth routine!
You are not weak for needing time to rest.
Here is my bedrest story summed up if you are unaware.
**** if you have any triggers in regards to pregnancy and/ or pregnancy loss, I advice you to scroll passed my little blurb, and go directly to the numbered tips!
As a mom, it is so easy to become overwhelmed, anxious, isolated. Whether you are a stay at home mom, or a working mom, I am sure we all struggle with “mom guilt”.