For the first time in as long as I can remember, I didn't fill my time. I didn't go in search of myself and my calling. I didn't take on and try a million different things, hoping one would be my purpose. Rather, I emptied myself completely in search of what would fill me back up.
A little something every day can go a long way. Small painless acts that make you feel beautiful, refreshed, validated, or proud. If you feel good you will be happier, therefor give your best to your kids.
Don't make my mistake and the mistake of all the other mommas who are burned out. Young moms, old moms, new moms, moms of many. Start now and be selfish(ish).
Motherhood is messy. Motherhood is annoying. Motherhood is inconvenient. Why do we as moms (or dads) try and make it seem like anything else?
Instead he simply said two words with a kiss... "Just survive."