My Love/Hate Relationship with Mothering


Mothering and I have a love/hate relationship.

I love the idea of being a good mom. I want to be one. But there’s a struggle and underlying uncertainty with each attempt. I simply don’t feel good enough.

And I hate it.

It’s a vicious cycle.



Self scorn.

Mothering pity party for 1.

Attempt again….

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  1. Kristi, I love your honesty here. I was recently asked to share my thoughts on homeschooling and they tumbled out sort of like yours today. It’s an amazing journey, and I wouldn’t trade it, but there are days when it’s just HARD. So thankful for a God who does not forsake us during the days of hard.