Did you say yes to the adventure, and now your introverted (and/or empath) side is wishing you can take it back?
Someone needs to write a book about the unspoken things that parents go through. It’ll be full of things that we don’t even think to prepare for. Things no one warns us about! That precious newborn smell doesn’t last very long…so, ditch those fifty newborn size onesies, baby blankets, and baby milestone books, and give us the cold-hard truth!
Truly and fully believe that it’s okay to not be okay all of the time. We don’t have to be ashamed of what we can’t control. It’s okay to recognize our limits, and take a step back when we need to.
As I kept walking, I thought about my little family’s future. I thought about the house I loved so much, and how it broke my heart that a For Sale sign was going back up soon. I thought about the reality of always being on borrowed time. I thought about my “why”.
I’m a very protective momma bear of one, and that won’t change even if you attempt to guilt me about not letting you watch my kid.
I quickly became that annoying MLM lady. You know the one I am talking about, right? With the constant cheesy Ads on Facebook.
One day I finally woke up and realized; Nope! It isn’t that my friends didn’t support me. It’s that I wasn’t supporting them!