Can I confess something?
I’ve been giving myself a lot of grace lately.
After all, I have three kids (and all their activities), twelve chickens, two cats, a dog, a rabbit, four side hustles, AND I homeschool.
When I put it that way, it’s easy to understand how I might be exhausted both physically and mentally. It’s easy to play the grace card and let the laundry pile up for one more day, or step over the scattered shoes and coats instead of picking them up, even though I’m on my way past the coat rack.
It’s also easy to say I don’t have time to clean up even though I just spent two hours pinning No Fail Housekeeping Routines, and lurking on Facebook home management pages.
The internet is super supportive of us moms who can’t quite keep it together.
Wearing third-day yoga pants and a messy bun when you screech into the drop-off lane at the last minute?
Casually shoving the laundry pile aside to give an unexpected guest a place to sit?
That’s modern motherhood!
You’ve got your priorities straight!
You don’t have to try to impress us!
Really, you don’t.
And you shouldn’t.
But there is a line, guys, and I think I’ve crossed it.
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