We have all heard the labels that mothers are given: SAHM, WAHM, Working Mom, Single Mom, PTA Mom, Homeschool Mom, Crunchy Mom, Breast-feeding Mom, Bottle-feeding Mom, Young Mom, Old Mom…I could go on and on, but you get the picture. As moms, we are labeled. Then comes all the “this label vs. this label.” When the whole truth of it is, we are just MOMS. If you are a mother, it doesn’t matter if you stay at home with your kids or work outside the home, YOU WORK! ALL MOMS WORK!
We don’t need the labels to prove what we do and don’t do. WE WORK HARD EVERYDAY. We are raising humans. What could be harder than that? 24/7 our mind is on our children. Our mental lists of our children’s meals, appts, school, projects, extra-curricular activities and more, is boundless. Our brains are constantly trying to keep up, while our bodies are doing all the physical demands that are needed to raise children. No one knows how hard we work, more than we do. [Read more…]