Playing Dress Up
I’ve realized something not so flattering about myself. I have a really hard time taking criticism, especially when it comes to parenting or my kids.
Even a relatively benign comment like, “Hey, do you think he should be listening to his iPod at the dinner table?” makes me feel like this sometimes:
And I’ve realized it’s because while I look like this:
I often feel like this:
And I feel a little guilty that I squandered my youth doing this:
When my time would’ve been better spent like this:
And there’s a lot of pressure to be this:
When some days all I can muster is this:
But what I do have is a whole lot of this:
And a willingness to do this:
So maybe it’ll turn out okay.
Do you ever feel like you’re playing dress up?
Thank you to my friends, family, and this incredible community for all of the love and support. We really don’t have to do it alone!
With a grateful heart,
P.S.- Very much I love you, Joe L. This is quite an adventure we’re on and I’m thankful everyday for your patience and support.