By Amanda Morin Sometimes people who don’t have kids with learning and attention issues marvel at what I manage daily. That
When you get to that point where your feet start to lift off the ground, where you can almost feel the relief as you envision
I found myself exactly in my mother’s shoes and I had to learn the hard way that it’s impossible for one person to do it alone.
It's so easy.
What was interesting is that some superpowers were never mentioned like being invisible, x-ray vision, super hearing or sight
I don't view motherhood as a tidy symbol of false humility. I'm not "saving" my daughter. I can't. She will need to know how, and I will need to teach her. I don't need to be anybody's hero. That is damaging and dangerous.
She has dedicated her life to others. Long before she was "Super Mom," she was a 28-year-old young woman taking care of her dying mother. Making sure her nails were painted and that she was bathed.
Sure, my cape may be invisible, and my special powers may not be as cool as Iron Man's, but my powers do help me survive the day-to-day grind of being a supermom.
I could stay awake for 24 hours straight and was still sane enough to do the daily chores. I could fly from my room to my child's room if I heard him cry. I became invisible when he was sleeping, as I wanted him to have a good night's sleep.
Much has been said about the Myth of the Supermom. That nonexistent female who does it all and looks good doing it. As moms, we hear about this woman, we know she's a myth, and yet we wonder... does she really exist?