If you are in a season of life where you are struggling, it’s easy to blame yourself. Frankly, a lot of people blame moms’ overwhelm on their own decisions. They leave out things like lack of social support for moms (and parents and kids and families in general, but moms in particular), a hyper-individualist culture that does not acknowledge societal causes for things, and absurd expectations for moms. Moms, in short, blame themselves for everything.
I am here to tell you – it is not your fault that you are overwhelmed.
But you can still take responsibility for your life moving forward; claiming ownership over the things you do have control over, no matter how small they are. Focus on those things over time, and eventually you will see progress.