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It's Okay NOT to Enjoy Every Moment

parenting self-care Oct 09, 2019
 
In our culture, there're just certain things that we say to each other, that are really commonplace but not really appropriate. For example, why is it okay for so many people comment on your size while you're pregnant?! Or when there is a large age gap between kids, you get all sorts of comments like "I guess that was an accident.” I could go on and on.
 
I’ve been thinking about this because the other day someone asked me, “Are you enjoying every single minute?" Mind you, my husband and I were leaving a restaurant with our two kiddos, and it had been a pretty typical evening out... complete with a meltdown or two. To that well-meaning lady, I said “Definitely not every movement!” Probably due to my blunt (but friendly) tone, she raised her eyebrows at me a bit before winking. 
 
In this video, I talk about the fact that it's okay not to enjoy every moment. As parents, some moments of are simply not enjoyable. I discuss the...
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