I call BS on anyone who asserts that we must abandon our personhood for motherhood. They can and should coexist.
New Year's Eve may not be anything but another day, but every day is still an opportunity to create change and introduce vision back into your life.
Any mom will tell you that striving for perfection is a complete waste of energy and time, two resources we are already short on as parents.
Future Me whispers back to Present Me every so often, using this voice, to tell me what I should be doing, where I should be going, where to steer myself next.
Reaching out for support does not come naturally or easily to me. There is such pressure on women in general, moms in particular, to hold it together & take care of others beyond the limits of healthy capacity, no matter what.