In most families, Mom is the Chief Operating Officer — the designated events coordinator, chef, scheduler and all around ‘noticer-of-things.’
When people ask me ‘what’s hardest’ about being a Mom, I am open about the fact that whatever discretionary time you used to have, disappears. Overnight. Caring for our families, homes, jobs, businesses and communities doesn’t leave room for anything else unless we make the space.
We are conditioned from an early age that saying NO is a bad thing. Impolite. But trying to set boundaries means saying ‘no’ more often. And it’s okay. Having space for our priorities & health is important. We need & deserve it. Mom’s Hierarchy of Needs Surveyed Nearly 200 moms who were candid about their experiences setting, modifying (and yes, even ignoring) their personal boundaries.
Visit www.momshierarchyofneeds.com to read, “If Setting Better Boundaries Can Improve Your Life, Why Don’t You?”