At some point, you thought your life had turned into “Song of Solomon,” and you re-interpreted the verse, “I have found the one whom my soul loves.”
We have a selfish tendency to believe that we are so easy to talk to and everyone feels comfortable talking to us, therefore, we must know it all. Even further, we believe that we understand things that we don’t. With clients, we are reminded not to use the phrase, “I understand how you feel,” because we don’t truly. Even if we did, it doesn’t make anyone feel better when they are upset.
“I have felt judged, but then I look at the sweet faces of my children and it doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks.”
It is an ignorance caused by the “loudest” or most distracting people coupled with the human tendency to want to “assign” people to groups. But if that unusual person also attended public school, you may begin to assign them to other groups based on where they live, if they attend church or not, or their ethnicity.
I’m definitely not discounting the value of a really good bargain, but don’t let that red clearance tag put rose-colored glasses on you.
Our group is also a very hard-working one and we are committing much more time to our work than our family at this point. This is the breaking point that separates us into two different smaller groups, one being those who are in love with their career, and the other being those who resent their work.
I'm sure that I'm not the only expectant mother that has spent countless hours on parenting blogs, maternity forums, pregnancy apps, and constantly interviewing both experienced AND new mothers. I'm currently 23 weeks along, and I feel like I've learned a lot of small, helpful tips and tidbits. I've also come across a few things … Continue reading Moms Should Be Nicer to Each Other; the Mommy-to-Be Perspective