Working mom struggles

4 Fears of A Working Mom

4 Fears of A Working Mom

Being a working mom is like riding a roller coaster. There are good days, okay days and some very bad days. Some days you can go off to work and feel great about yourself, and other days you feel like a monster. Sometimes mom guilt looms over us and we have no clue how to shake it. I've been a working mom for about 7 years now, and even I still battle with fear from time to time.

Here are some of the worst fears I've experienced:

1) I'm missing out on my kids' lives

How to stop comparing yourself to other moms

How to stop comparing yourself to other moms

So often I find myself on social media, mindlessly scrolling. Everyone’s feed always looks so perfect. The pictures always have the best lighting, all the moms have perfect bodies and their kids have evergreen smiles. They show their beautiful, spotless homes and beautiful, spotless cars. Life always seems to be going well for them.

What my husband has taught me

What my husband has taught me

As I get older, I am learning to soak up as many lessons as I can so that I can leave the world a little better for the people coming after me.

My mindset has shifted me from overwhelmed, tired mom to a woman on a mission to enjoy her life and achieve some goals. So often when we talk about building a network of support, we forget that our husbands should be added to that list.

Here are some lessons I have learned from my husband:

What motherhood has taught me

What motherhood has taught me

I remember the day my son was born. It was almost exactly 9 years ago (wow, time flies). I was a terrified 22 year old who had no experience with kids. I was pretty sure I was going to be a hot mess.

Let’s face it. Before I had a child of my own, I didn’t even like children. Fast forward to today. I now have another child- a 5 year old daughter - and somehow I have managed to raise 2 well adjusted kids, alongside my husband, while running a home and a business.