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To the Stay-at-Home Moms Who Are Somewhere Between Feeling Blessed and Hating Life

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As mothers, we have been conditioned by society to feel and share only the good stuff – the happy moments. So, what about the feelings of loneliness, hopelessness, fear, even resentment that may accompany motherhood?

Society prefers to see mothers as superheroes who have extraordinary emotional and physical capabilities. I used to be led by fear and shame.

I wanted to be a “good mom.” I wanted everyone to think I was the best mom. I was not even certain what the “best mom” looked like, but I was certain I was not her.

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