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Counting My Blessings in the Mommyhood Trenches

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Being a Mom is hard.  Really hard. The demands on my time often feel endless. Most days I am drained and worn out, too tired to do anything I wanted to get to “after the kids are in bed.”
I’ll be totally honest and transparent here: I complain about way too much. I complain about the tantrums and the potty training. I complain about the exhaustion and sleepless nights. I complain about the diaper changes and endless mounds of laundry. I even complain about how many times I have to reheat my coffee (if I can even manage to prepare myself a cup)!
To my dismay, I often realize I spend more time complaining about my tasks and the endless work of teaching my kids to share and obey than I do being thankful for the job of being a mother.

If there was a contest for “Whiny Mother of the Month,” I think I would merit a nomination.

I wish I was exaggerating. But I know I’m not.

That being said, I decided to do something different. Instead of reading or writing blogs commiserating the hard work…