Friday was a friendly reminder that I am not a perfect #mother . 🤦🏼♀️ By no means do I even want anyone to think that I come remotely close to it. I simply try to be the best mom I can be, but sometimes I fail. And sometimes I fail miserably. #perpetualworkinprogress ⚠️ Most of you know that our family lives a very busy lifestyle, always on the go with many of our weekends on the road traveling for #sports with the girls. And then of course if we do happen to have a weekend at home, you can bet your bottom 💲 it's a drill weekend and Joshua is gone. 👎🏼#thatsjusthowitworks 'tis the life of a #sportsfam / #milfam
So this past Friday 9/22, was exactly one month to the date from my lil buddy Colton's 6th Birthday. But because of our #crazyhectic schedules, we could never coordinate a time prior to this to have the poor lil guy a party with his friends. It wasn't until 1 month after his August 22nd birthday that we finally got to celebrate with him! 🎉❤️ I'm not going to lie, it has been hard not to beat myself up over it, especially when he kept asking me every.single.day "Hey mom, when are we going to have my party?!" 😆 But instead of beating myself up with negative #selftalk I reminded myself how #blessed we are to be able to #travel with our kids for sports, and how blessed we are to be able to afford to have a #birthday party! #tooblessedtobestressed
And so I tried practicing a little #selflove by reminding myself that it's OK to not be #perfect . And that it's not about WHEN you do something it's more about IF you ever actually put forth the effort to just do it!!! 🙌🏼 So, here it is.. pics of Colton's 6th Birthday Party at the movie theater!! ❤️ We had 6 awesome kindergarteners from Colton's lil gang join us for 🍕 & 🎂 and took them all to see the new #Lego Ninjago #movie !! 📽 #sofunny And in that moment and every moment since it has not mattered to any of us WHEN we finally went, it was that we actually just DID IT!! ❤️ There's the #moralofthestory y'all! #momguilt is real!!! But it's OK to #bekind to yourselves mamas!!! None of us are perfect, that's what makes #motherhood such an amazing #personalgrowthjourney to being the best you! 🙌🏼 #momlife#thisismotherhood
Took this pic right before I went in for my doctors appointment (that is taking FOREVER) and I have to say, I'm so thankful for such a great life. I'm sober.. I have a wonderful husband.. an AMAZING and cute son... wonderful family.. an amazing job I get to follow my passions with.. amazing friends.. house a car... the list goes on and on. We have so much to be thankful for and sometimes, we just have to stop and thank God/the universe ... whatever.. for all the blessings we have. #thankful#grateful#tooblessedtobestressed#blessed#hoag#hoaghospital#health#thankyou#blessings#blessingsonblessings
I feel like my life is slowly transitioning into my favorite quotes, most recently "Create a life you don't need a vacation from." I am that annoying #tooblessedtobestressed person.
Also, the horse I ride loves any small animal including goats. Thought you should know. HE'S THE CUTEST. Planning on getting video of my lesson next Friday and if it's not too terrible I'll post. ❤️ #adultammystrong#ammylife
"Don't have a plan B because it distracts you from your plan A" ~ during my lift this morning I heard this quote & it legit made me stop and think. All too often we are so distracted by balancing so many different things. This becomes a problem because we always have a backup plan in case our dream goal doesn't come true. Why? Self doubt, fear of failure, lack of confidence• Sit down, write down your top 3 goals/dreams & the resources you have to get them• You will have to do things you do not want to do in order to do what you want to really do. Not everyone will understand, approve, or accept your goals & aspirations & there will be plenty of excuses. Probably most times you will be able to come up with more excuses then reasons to get pushing to that goal. That being said, always remember that one goals that tops every excuse. #eimfitness#emulate#initiate#motivate#discipline#tooblessedtobestressed#goals
My morning— has been a MORNING! Between Homecoming week, field trip day, and my lack of getting up on time (as always) this momma wasssss feeling The Monday’s! I could give you a list of things that sucked this morning;believe me, you’d have a few laughs if I did. Instead I’m gonna be THANKFUL. Those crazy rushed mornings won’t always be there, so as much as it stresses me out, it BLESSES me more. Now to enjoy my coffee & get ISH done! #tooblessedtobestressed#coffee#momlife#soakitin#yougotthis#reallife#onethingatatime