And then I mentally reset my mind and realize that, for motherhood, there is no merit badge. Because motherhood isn't performance-based. It can't be. There is no measure or metrics system that marks the end of a mother's job - of a mother's love. It just is. It just does.
It's always a challenge to feel productive when parenting a baby. When you find cereal dust in the carpets you swept moments ago. When the toys are scattered from room to room, when the raspberries stain the walls, when the to do list goes unchecked for another day.
But this season - this precious, fleeting moment of parenthood - is productive. It's incredibly so.Read More »from Are Mothers Trying Too Hard to Be "Productive"?