Read Related: Moms Vs. Moms6. Stop competing with other women. “The more women continue the cycle of female or mommy competition the less chances we have to build a universal female support system,” says Kimberley Clayton Blaine, author of The Internet Mommy & The Go-To Mom’s Parents’ Guide to Emotion Coaching Young Children and mom of two boys. 7. Remember there’s always tomorrow. Or as writer Carrie Ferguson puts it: “No matter how long, exhausting or challenging a day of mothering my fast-talking, hard-headed child may be, I cling to the truth that tomorrow is a new day, a chance to make it all better—and it usually always is.”
5. Focus on the moment. “Many times we are so busy thinking about what we have to do, where we have to go, what we need to do, etc. that we don’t realize the blessing of what we are living in that particular moment. Stop and see your kids smile, look at your husband, sit down and take a deep breath…. It’s the small things that feed your soul and give meaning to our lives,” believes blogger and mom of two Silvia Martínez.