People are always saying how motherhood is a thankless job. I totally get where that statement comes from.
Moms work really hard for what can often seem like a whole lotta whining and frustration. Sure, there are good times, but the madness outweighs the joy regularly.
I ridiculously began my motherhood experience expecting a certain amount of validation. For what and why, I’m not even really sure. I was trying really hard and somewhere in my Type A mind, all that trying had to account for something. Surely my efforts would be recognized, except that didn’t happen because that doesn’t happen…[read more]