Are you a stay-at-home mom too? I thought I would be missing all that work that I used to do when I was starting out my career and trying to make a name for myself. I chose to give it all up when I had my first baby. It surprised everyone who knew me, because they couldn’t imagine me being at home all day and taking care of my kid. I thought about the decision a hundred or so times too. Because I knew that I wanted to be a hands-on mom, I knew that something has got to give. I told myself, then, that my career has just got to wait.
A mommy’s day is not always as picture perfect as everyone else would imagine. Some days are good while others are not-so good. And yet at the end of each day, I still feel extremely blessed that another day has passed and I survived it. More importantly, I feel good about the thought that I was able to spend time with my kid. Although she has been crying the whole day and the thought of not being productive has dawned on me, I would always tell myself that that is what motherhood is for. It’s a challenge that strengthens you every single day.
Is there a secret to being a happy mom? All that you need are to keep these tips in mind and you’ll do just fine. You are after all a stay-at-home mom. You spend more time with your kids than anything else and that is what’s important:
After all that has been said and done about motherhood and all the responsibilities that come with it. All that you can do is to keep on trying. You’ll be a happy mom not because you have accomplished all the household chores on time, but because you have spent another day with your baby.