I said it. I said what (probably) every mom ever has thought at least once in her lifetime – being a mom is hard. And, if I’m right, and every mom ever has thought this at least once, then WHY doesn’t anyone tell you about it? Are we afraid we’ll scare away young women from wanting to be moms? Are we afraid to admit our fears or shortcomings in case other people judge us?
Well, judge away world because I’m about to admit many shortcomings and fears of mine with the hope that it doesn’t scare someone off from being a mom but rather it makes them realize – I’m not alone in this weird, hard mom journey. There’s at least one other person who feels the same way I do.
I need to admit I’m writing this blog on very little sleep (total of about 4 hours…18 month sleep regression is real in our house) so if it sounds like a woman who is sleep deprived (and not really allowed caffeine) it’s because I am. Continue reading “Being a Mom is Hard”