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Motherhood turns our "good" into enough

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I have no time.

I’m a stay-at-home mom, and there’s still not enough time.

Parenting is this endless suck of energy and the mighty clock.

It’s a beautiful pursuit, but every day I feel like I am chasing light - there simply aren’t enough hours in the day.

For the milestones and the meltdowns.

For the independence and the instruction.
For the listening and the logistics.

My kids are 3 and 5, and I am ragged during their awake hours.
But, in truth, I was just as exhausted as a working mom.

So, how then do we cope?

Even when we practice self-care, how do we fit it all in?

I am learning, you’ve got to make peace with “good enough”.

Good enough outfits.
Good enough meals.
Good enough cleaning.
Good enough teachable moments.

Because the thing is: Otherwise, you’ll drive yourself crazy.

So, let the Type A in me greet the Type A in you and remind your heart:

For the littles, our “good” is ALWAYS enough.

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