“A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.” – Christopher K. Germer
We’re currently in the dog days of summer. It’s hot, it’s sticky, and if school hasn’t started yet for your kids, it’s just around the corner. If you haven’t read how I’ve tried to keep my sanity this summer, be sure to check out my post here.
There are also what I would like to call the dog days of motherhood. These are the tough and emotionally draining days with small children. Before I get into how one survives the dog days of motherhood, let me share a story with you.
Old Navy was having a good sale this week, so I thought I would get a jump start on back-to-school shopping. The last time I brought the kids there, it was a nightmare, so I figured I’d try a preemptive strike with my son.
Me: “You are not permitted to run around the store and hide in the changing rooms. You need to stay right by me the entire time we are in the store.”Continue Reading