You're Still a Good Mom
Ambivalence is such a natural part of motherhood.
Mixed emotions are completely normal and to be expected, and yet we feel so much shame about them.
Motherhood is portrayed as this dream-like fairytale full of precious picture-perfect moments. While those moments do exist, they don't paint the full picture of what motherhood is truly like. So when we feel mixed emotions or that we are tired of momming and want a break, guilt and shame can start to creep in.
You can want a break and still love your kids.
You can be tired of the duties of motherhood and still love being a mom.
You can miss your old life and still be happy about your new one.
You are allowed to have all the feels. Toxic positivity is not required.
Ambivalence is par for the course.
Keep showing up imperfectly perfect ❤️
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