When Mommy Messes Up

I love this post. It is so helpful. A MUST READ FOR ALL MOMS.

A Homeschool Mom

I’m sure we all have days when our kids get a little cranky, causing a household disturbance of the peace. During the madness, it can be all too easy to forget those occasions when we are the ones who wake up on the wrong side of the bed.

Wouldn’t it be great to be a perfect parent? Heck, I’d settle for being a perfect anything. However, it seems I was born human. This means I make mistakes, I fall down, and I mess up more often than I would like to. What characterizes us is how we respond to our own failures. Are we going to be wallow in self-pity or live in denial of our mistakes? Perhaps there is a better way.

Stop! – This isn’t always the easiest first step – in fact, just recognizing we’re the problem is the biggest hurtle – but it is essential. When we…

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2 thoughts on “When Mommy Messes Up

  1. I would so have loved to hear this wonderful advise when my kids were little….

    Sent from my mountain at Feathers In The Wind Ranch! ~Chirp…Chirp….Woof…Woof!~



    • Oh my gosh Heidi it really helps me focus on what I can do when I am in a fog of desperation, feeling out of control, a bit depressed, and exhausted. Her ideas are very practical and she writes it in a way that makes processing easier when I am in a space of being frazzled. It’s hard to think straight when I’m feeling dizzy headed with personal expectations, and ideals. O.k. enough. Writing to you like this, reminds me of when I was a little girl and I told you things and as a big sister your comforted me. What am I doing staying up until 12:00 am. Got to go to bed – checking out now – Goodnight!


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