I’m SUPER at getting angry.
I’m SUPER at double booking us.
I’m SUPER at forgetting projects.
I’m SUPER at taking us out to dinner vs cooking.
I’m SUPER at giving them a stink eye to communicate my thoughts.
I thought it would be so different. Before my kids were born, I thought MY OWN SHEER WILL would be my SUPER POWER. That I could work harder. Do better. Use my determination and over the top obsession for my kids to do it right. To love them. To organize. To feed them well. To balance my priorities. To dress well. To have a fun home.
And, I found it to be super hard.
And, you know what else? Once I start admitting how hard it was – I realized I was not alone. And THOSE are the friends I cling to. THOSE are the blogs I read. THOSE are the mentors I lean on. The ones that don’t pretend they are super human.
When we write and share from our struggles – we are being honest. We aren’t ONLY sharing about struggles – we are admitting we aren’t super moms. We are admitting that we aren’t as amazing as our social media displays. NOT just to complain about the role – but to admit we need Jesus and support each other in a God-honoring way.
We admit that we need a Super God.
Y’all this video makes me feel good.
My sweet friend Becky is releasing a book on December 1, The SuperMom Myth. And I would LOVE for y’all to check it out. Consider pre-ordering it now for a friend that believes the LIE that she has to be SUPER. Give her freedom for Christmas.
Here’s a super cute video by Becky about the book. We met at She Speaks and she’s the real deal. I had the pleasure of endorsing her first book. Congrats friend!
The SuperMom Myth is the scary truth for all us moms. Much like Becky, I got sucked into thinking that busyness, worry, self-neglect and exhaustion (to name a few) were all on the road to being a supermom. She does a profound job unpacking these eight dirty villains and then providing biblical solutions. Our homes were designed for so much more. – Courtney DeFeo
I dare you ….
I’m going to share a few of her “DIRTY VILLAINS of MOTHERHOOD” from the book (below in the list)… can you share which one is surprising you the most? Ruining the journey for your right now?
I will pick one to receive an advance copy of her book signed! Woohoo! Just comment below by Sunday. – Giveaway has ended