Huffington Post: The Other Mothers

The Other Mothers

Often times I see mothers wracking themselves, wracking their minds and beating themselves up because they want to be the best, or feeling like they have to have all the answers when they don't. Somewhere along the line we got the idea that we had to be these heroines that had to do it all on our own. A mother can often begin to feel like a bit of a failure if she doesn't have all of the answers. The heroism is really in continuing the journey.

In these more modern times, it's as though we've lost that sense of community where we really allow others to help us with the rearing of our children. We have forgotten or are neglecting to include this as one of our assets as a mother. But it's important to keep in mind that you not only have your own wealth of experience, you also have as a resource your trusted community.

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