A few days ago I was driving my oldest to school. We had just had a crazy rushed morning. I never lost my cool but I was doing 5 things at once all while rushing my tiny army along. When we were finally in the car I decided to quickly listen to a message. Since
Brene Brown has given many famous TED talks, written books, and been interviewed about her research on shame, courage, and vulnerability. Her interview with Tim Ferriss (here) was so inspirational I listened to it twice in a row. I have long sense thrown in the towel for trying to be the “perfect mom” (I wrote
Chores and errands seem like shoveling while it is snowing when you have littles. Put them in, buckle them up. “Don’t touch that, it’s yucky!” Fighting, crying, whining. “I had just folded those!!!” Unbuckle them, take them out. “No, we can’t get that. I know you want it, but you want everything.” Snacks, sippy
I mentioned a podcast about “grit” in the last post I wrote. I LOVED this podcast, however it brought up a lot of feelings. You know, the Wow-I-Am-A-Loser kind. Grit: the will power to keep going when it gets hard. The ability to push yourself far past comfortable. The “I will NEVER give up” mindset.