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Expectations of motherhood

Expectations of motherhood

When I was pregnant I had this vision in my head of what motherhood would look like. I knew it was going to be wonderful. My baby would be so cute and as she grew we would play together and have so much fun.  Being a mom was going to be a breeze. I laugh at that thought now. Motherhood is definitely not easy and definitely not what I expected.

It’s alright to admit that being a mother is not what you thought it would be and sometimes it’s not fun at all. Sometimes you want to lock yourself in a closet and cry. It’s stressful and overwhelming.  No one is a perfect mother but we are all just doing the best we can.

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Dads and Perfection

Why dads don't feel the need for perfection

In honor of Father’s Day I decided to get a dad’s view on perfectionism. As mothers there is always this need to feel like we have to be perfect.  Do dads feel this same need? I interviewed my husband to see his take on feeling like he needs to be the perfect father. My husband’s name is Morgan and we have been together 16 years and married 11 years. We have 3 children together.

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Does self comparison drive you crazy?

Self-comparison

I think our need to be perfect comes from many things but one main issue is comparison. We look at someone else’s life and think that they have it all together. They are doing everything right and they look great while doing it.  Well let me just tell you that no one has the shit together 100% of the time. There’s absolutely no way that is possible.

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