In a society increasingly driven by the culture of social media, it’s easy to find ourselves living in a fictitious world of Pinterest Perfect and Fantasy Facebook.
You know what I’m talking about.
Kitchens that are never dirty, family life pictured as problem-free. Posts about DIY home and classroom projects you could make if you were the good mother, the better mother, that mother. Not the mother you really are.
Woah. Hold on. Parenting is tough. Sometimes it’s a roller coaster ride. One thing I learned early in my parenting journey was that I had to unpack some emotional baggage to navigate this challenging series of experiences.
Continue reading the rest of my post over at the Wishing Well blog at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.