Everyone has those times when they’ve got to remind themselves to talk nicely to the kids, but what about you? When was the last time that you reminded yourself to talk nicely to yourself?
There are some mom mantras that tend to get stuck in your head, and you begin to dwell on these. You know, the time you had that total Mom fail or that time you screamed at the kids the entire day.Those times you lost your patience and didn’t care if the kids cried it out that one night.
To succeed in motherhood, you need to learn to get past these, you need to learn to accept these learning experiences and to give yourself a few mom mantras that are going to be good for your soul.
After Violet was born I was busy, overwhelmed, wasn’t eating or drinking nearly enough and breastfeeding just wasn’t working. So, I bought some glass bottles a few containers of formula and threw out my expectations of breastfeeding until she was a toddler and the guilt that came with it – you just have to let it go.
Which one of these Mom Mantras is your favorite?