Last week was one of the most difficult weeks for me as a Mom in my mental health journey. It was Ryan’s first week back at work since being home all summer. I was already feeling anxious about him going back to work. And then I was anxious about feeling anxious. There wasn’t just one shi*ty day. It was a shi*ty week all together. I ugly cried a lot. I apologized a lot. I hugged my babies a lot and told them how much I love them.
It is the moments when anxiety is taking over that I feel like I have no control over myself or my kids and that is when it so easy for Satan to breathe His lies into me. I usually am thinking irrationally and have to work hard to bring myself back to what is true. And what is true is that I am a good Mom. I am strong. I am brave. I am beautiful. I am enough. I can do this. I can get through those anxious moments. And I can get through this season.
I feel so loved and supported by my family, friends, and many of you that I don’t even know. While I may have shi*ty days, I have so many believing in me especially when it is the hardest for me to believe in me.
Whatever kind of day you are having, good or bad, there is probably another Mama out there sharing in similar joys and similar struggles. You are not alone on this Motherhood journey and you are enough. You’re enough on the best days and the worst days. We are enough Mama’s! And remember Tomorrow is always a new day!!
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