This is so hard…

If it isn’t hard, maybe we aren’t doing it right? my husband said quietly in my ear.

I let his words sink in.  Because too often I believe the lie that says if we were doing this parenting thing right, we wouldn’t fight or disagree or battle over opinions and attitudes.  We wouldn’t hurt each other.  We would be normal.  We would do this better.”

Every parent knows this sinking feeling of why is this so HARD?!  Here’s one who wasn’t afraid to write about it.

Parenting is Hard. Especially When You’re Doing It Right. – We are THAT family.