Recently I spoke to a group of young mothers with preschoolers, and we reflected on “shoulds,” cultural expectations, and the reality that we often take on a lot more pressure in mothering (and most aspects of life) than is strictly necessary.
I’ll invite you to the same reflection I offered to that audience:
- Think back to your childhood. What is your happiest memory? STOP and close your eyes and come up with one. Now… I wonder if that memory involved something technological or something that was perfectly planned and executed or if it had something to do with a more simple joy in life or perhaps even something that went hilariously,