Inspirational post about motherhood! I warmly recommend it to all mothers.
Your children’s failures are not your failures. For some reason, mothers believe everything the children do is a reflection on their motherhood. A mother can be totally devoted, always present, giving her very best, and have a child go totally astray. Children make choices. Children make decisions. Children can and do mess up. Remember when you were a child? But when children do mess up, no amount of yelling, threats, or motherly guilt will change what has happened. The best you can do is support and assist them in working through whatever it is.
Our children come “through” us and into life to learn their lessons and have the experiences they need in order to find their true identity. There is no manual for motherhood or any formal training, so whatever we do, and however we do it, is the best we have to offer. Our jobs as mothers is…
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