Mommy Guilt - Do You Have It?

4 years ago
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Do you suffer from it? Mommy guilt that is... I know that I do from time to time... and lately it's been more yes than no when it comes to Mommy Guilt. Could I be doing more? Am I doing the best that I can do for Lil Man? Should I be doing this different or that different? Does he respond this way because of what I'm doing (or not doing)?  And I know it's time that I step back, and just take a moment to breathe.

I know that I put a lot of pressure on myself. I know that I am very hard on myself when it comes to some things. And I'm having to just take a step back and re-access. I am not perfect. I will never do everything 'just right'. And there are so many different definitions of 'right' anyway. Opinions are like rear-ends. Everyone has one.

But what I do know is that I am trying my best to do the best for my son. No one ever said parenthood would be easy.

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