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"I just, I hate that I wrote that."
The author's metaphor for being a stay-at-home mom left another mother speechless.
If you're forced to make this choice, she says, don't choose the marriage.
You learned the bare minimum hours of sleep you can get and still be a somewhat-functioning human being, the number of times a day a toddler can ask why, and that you will never again laugh without peeing a little.
The first completed shelter, however, will go to Edward. Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter A lot of progress has been
When we began our journey together nearly 12 years ago we were just five moms with broken hearts and empty arms. As I reflect back I think about what we all went through. Together we survived and came out stronger on the other side.
The amazing thing about love and attention and encouragement and grace and success and joy is that these things are infinite. We get a new supply every single morning and so we can give it away all day.
We think we're somehow being good parents if we beat ourselves up for every mistake. As if guilt and hemming and hawing and self-doubt = LOVE. But one of the many problems with this belief is that this critical voice we use to berate ourselves becomes our kids' internal voice, too.
"It keeps turning out that I'm enough, every single time," Melton says. "All of that is true," Melton says. "I don’t have