Join Date: Apr 2007
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Mama to Julian Matthew, born 5/10/2011
Hopeful for the next!
to DD 1 & DD 2 & engaged to DF
|I have felt like this many times before due to my trouble with depression and anxiety. The thing about being a Mom is that there are soo many emotions associated with our children. I never could have predicted exactly how much I would love my kids or how hard parenting was and the guilt that comes with that etc. I think as Mama's we just can do our best, love our kids and try to come to terms with the fact that we are not perfect. I have a lot of ups and downs with my anxiety and it has seemed to flare up more since I have had kids I think because of the hormonal upset that comes with pregnancy, postpartum etc. and then with the stress of being tired and busy raising kids.
No one is perfect though. Whenever I feel like I am not worthy I look into my kids adoring eyes and see the enormous love they have for me...I am their rock and to them I am the best Mommy in the world. They make me want to be a better person, to be a good role model for them and to work through my issues so that I can be as happy and productive as possible. They make it all feel worth it.
|54 members and 16,114 guests|
|agentofchaos , Amberline , Arduinna , bananabee , caesark , Challa , DahliaRW , Dakotacakes , daniellebluetoo , Dear_Rosemary , Deborah , emmy526 , Evgeniya1988 , frugalmama1 , happymamasallie , hillymum , iana703 , incorrigible , irishchook , joycef , justmama , justsamma , kathymuggle , kiachu , lactomom , lisak1234 , Lydia08 , mckittre , Mirzam , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , Newtothis16 , oldsmom , petey44 , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , SandiMae , shantimama , Shmootzi , shoeg8rl , Smella , Socks , sren , stellanyc , tifga , transpecos , Wild Lupine , worthy , zebra15 , zoeyzoo|
|Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.|