I also realized I hold myself up to a really insane standard! I never accept that my parenting journey looks different. Okay fine not never but I often forget that the gauge for me with a disability is different. I don't sign my kids up for as many activities as I would like. I don't have extra energy to do the things that I feel I 'should' be doing. Anyways I don't think this habit is doing me or my family any good so I am going to work on not shoulding myself.
I'm not really sure how this will play out but I am hoping that by writing it down it may help me accept this part of myself I haven't been accepting. I have restrictions other moms don't have and that may mean that I also need to compensate in a way other moms don't. I hope to ask for help transporting kids. Maybe I can find some moms willing to sign up for things together to help support me a bit. I will accept the help my mom offers (even for fear that things may come up with her health). Maybe I will find a way to help care for our home by finally hiring help? This may help my marriage as well since I often feel the house stuff ends up all on my shoulders.
Anyone with suggestions? I'd love to hear them! ~Morgan