We are hearing through “the grapevine” that we should be following a daily schedule, making time to work out, cook healthy meals, and stay positive. Heck, I give this advice to others.
But let’s keep it real,
With all of this being said…can we PLEASE give ourselves a break!
Moms, we see you. We feel you. We understand you.
We acknowledge how hard you are working to keep it together. You are working non-stop to hold it together for yourself, for your children, for your family. While I do agree that trying to stick to a schedule is very helpful for yourself and your children, if you don’t follow it to the T every single day, it is ok!
While I believe you should find some way to move your body every day, it doesn’t mean that if you are not getting in a full work out every day, you failed. Get outside, take a walk, shoot some hoops or ride bikes with your kids. Yes, healthy meals are important for us to feel our best, but if you are struggling and the cookies and/or wine come out, life happens.
As moms, we are our own worst critics. We feel like we need to do everything perfectly. We compare ourselves to the posts on social media where others paint the picture that they are doing it perfectly. Let’s give ourselves an extra-large dose of grace. We are all scared. We are worried about our children, and our families, and our financial situations. We are all doing the best that we can with the situation we have been given.
I’m not saying that we should just give up, throw away the schedule, give up on the school work and eat like crap every day. I am saying, do the very best that you can, and if something doesn’t go as planned, it is ok! We are all in this together. We see you. We support you. And we will get through this! Take an extra-large dose of Grace every day!!!
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