We are living in a time where there are increasing tragedies. From school shootings to hurricanes and so much more it can quickly get overwhelming. In fact, it’s getting to a point that every time you turn on the tv, radio, or go out in public you will hear about something tragic happening. As moms, it can be tempting to shield our children from any of this. However, I want to talk to you about how to talk to kids about tragedy.
Today I have been fighting a cold. I’d like to say that I was a superhero. I would like to claim that I rocked homeschooling and momming today. I didn’t. Today I showed up.
Today I Showed Up
Let’s just be honest for a minute. Mothering is hard. If you think about it, it’s one of the most ridiculous jobs ever. Here’s a tiny human. Take care of all of their physical, emotional, and educational needs. Oh and make sure they turn into incredible adults ready to face the giant crazy world they have to live in. There are beautiful moments. Please don’t misunderstand me. I’m just saying the journey isn’t all sunshine and flowers. Then you add life to the equation. Suddenly, not only do I have to mother. I have to figure out mothering when life is hard. Let me share a bit of what has gotten me through the lunacy lately.