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For All You Didn’t Do Today..

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“You’d never walk into a friend’s house and say, ‘wow this place is a mess, what did you even do today?’ But so often this is the way we speak to ourselves.⁣

The thing is, the stuff we didn’t do is so readily apparent. We have visual reminders — baskets of unfolded laundry, a sink full of dishes, unmade beds — that pile of stuff that always accumulates in that one spot in the kitchen.⁣

Wouldn’t it be so great if we had a running list of everything we DID do?⁣

It’s not that any of us is looking for a trophy for the things we do, I know that we all feel privileged to have this role but it’s that very often we discredit ourselves for all we actually do as moms. 💗⁣

Sometimes we all need a reminder that we’re doing a good job, we’re a good mom and we’re doing the best we can.⁣” (words, 📸: @katie.plus.coffee ) on Instagram.

What Cool thing did you do today?

Let us know in our comments.

Originally posted 2021-03-03 13:04:56.


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Claire is our Community Manager here at New Moms Forum. A mom of two (almost grown-up babies), Claire has been building and operating community-based websites for almost 20 years. In her downtime, Claire enjoys spending time with her family and drinking copious amounts of red wine!

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