Even though we love to celebrate the perfect moments we have as parents, we have to understand that being a perfect mom is impossible. As much as we’d love to be perfect mothers, it isn’t the reality and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. Our mistakes help us learn and grow as parents. It’s all part of the adventure of parenting.
It’s one of the B words of motherhood. Boundaries. When I’ve simply thought of the word, I immediately imagined an iron fence with a sign of aggressive red words saying things like “KEEP OUT!” or “BEWARE OF DOG!” But as I’ve learned more about boundaries, specifically with motherhood, I now have a healthier meaning of the word and how it can make me AND my relationships stronger.