Some days I feel like a great parent. As in gold star, high five, fancy mug that says 'world's best mom'. Yesterday was not one of those days. My girls fought all day, Brinley got kicked out of child care for throwing crackers and yelling at the teachers, then I came home, burnt our sub par non organic, out of the box, macaroni and cheese, and in a final act of defiance Brinley hurled her bowl at a wall. In a fit of rage I sent her to bed with no more super, then sat at the bottom of my stairs crying and questioning every parenting decision I've ever made. .
These days happen. .
The days where you feel like you can't do anything right, the days when you struggle to know if you are making the right decisions for your children. The days when you burn the meals and lose your cool. These are also the days when the kids go to bed and I sit in silence and I remind myself that I am a good mom. If you are sitting in silence (or among a room of chaos) questioning yourself as a parent, I want you to know that you are doing a great job. You deserve the gold star, the high five, and the world's best mom mug even if sometimes you don't feel like you do. Just take a deep breath and remember, you got this.♥️
Tag a mama who could use a little extra encouragement these days! Xo
My toothbrush is in the toilet. .
This is the part where I give you a pep talk about getting though bad days, but this is not a bad day. This is just a day. A day with cranky toddlers, unwashed hair....and a toothbrush that I found in the toilet. None of the above makes today a bad day, because everyday will have its challenges, just like every mirror apparently must have smudgy finger prints. .
So today is just a reminder that good days can be made up of tough moments, because tough moments and unfiltered snapshots are the true beauty of what motherhood is all about.♥️