Monday, November 28, 2016

Breaking Free from "Supermom" Mentality

I think we can all agree there is a ton of variation in parenting. Bottle fed vs. breast fed, cry it out vs. not, working mom vs. stay-at-home mom, public vs. private vs. charter vs. homeschool. We don't all parent the same way.

However, I think the one common theme I see in moms is the pressure to do everything right. To do everything well. I recently wrote an article about the "captivity of activity" and pressure we feel as moms to do more, and do everything perfectly.

I recently stumbled across this article by Betty Daley called, "So, I can't bake an apple pie" and I loved it!  She talks about how we all have different talents and skills, and that if we try to do everything perfectly,

"I quickly learned that if you try to do it all, you won't be able to do anything with excellence. You get burned out.  You question your abilities.  Instead of walking out the purpose God has for you right now, you go down a trail of disappointments." 

It's a great article, so make sure you check it out!

With the holidays coming up, it's so easy to feel overwhelmed and pressured to do it all. Hopefully, this article will help give you perspective and peace!


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