I feel a huge amount of guilt over screen time lately. I try to stop obsessing over how much I wish things could be different. I wish they could be playing games and running around outside at day camp, but that’s not an option. I wish my husband’s schedule meant he could do fun activities with them while I worked, but it doesn’t. I wish it didn’t fall on me to provide or suggest ways for them to entertain themselves all day long, but it does.
They say comparison is the thief of joy, and no one understands that more than a mother at Christmastime. Moms with less money might compare themselves to moms with more money, and feel guilty their children won’t be getting the same big-ticket items under… Continue Reading “Many moms struggle with guilt, comparison at Christmas”