How can this be? You’ve been awake less than an hour and the house is a mess, the children are already screaming, breakfast leftovers are hardening in bowls ... well what’s not been thrown on the floor, table and who knows where else, that you’re sure to come across sometime you least expect it. You look to the day ahead of you and wonder how you’re going to make it through?
The pain is real, yes? You do appreciate being a mum but seriously, some days you want to run, scream, cry, hide, foetal position and escape all at once.
Guess what? You’re allowed to feel that way. Heck, you’re not just allowed, you have to feel these emotions if that’s your internal reality some days. Denying this truth will not help, rather it will keep these emotions persisting.
“The days are long, but the years are short”
“Well what is the answer?” I hear your anguished cry.
If you’re done with slamming of doors, yelling and losing your temper, try these 5 steps to go from frustrated to calm … and even a little joy.
Knowing when and how to loosen the high expectations you hold for yourself offers gifts of time and space to allow for something more. Like calm, connection and joy for instance. That’s what you need and what you deserve. And you’re the amazing woman to grant yourself that right.
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