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Mothering Can Be a Disappointing Endeavor...but not because of the kids Real Quick: An Essay on Life in 10 Minutes a Day

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lessons learned from mothering many…

Being a mother is often a disappointing endeavor. I don’t mean that the kids are disappointing — definitely not. They amaze me all the time. But the job of mother itself can be fairly disappointing overall.I think, it’s in part, due to the expectations we have as mothers and the expectations other people have both from mothers in general — societally speaking — but also the expectations that spouses, children, and friends have of the mothers in their lives.

I learned early not to have a lot of expectations of my children. 

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lessons learned from mothering many…

Being a mother is often a disappointing endeavor. I don’t mean that the kids are disappointing — definitely not. They amaze me all the time. But the job of mother itself can be fairly disappointing overall.I think, it’s in part, due to the expectations we have as mothers and the expectations other people have both from mothers in general — societally speaking — but also the expectations that spouses, children, and friends have of the mothers in their lives.

I learned early not to have a lot of expectations of my children. 

Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/real-quick-an-essay-on-life-in-10-minutes-a-day--6186916/support.

8 min

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