I have said it before and this is probably not the last time you will hear me say it — parenting is hard. It’s isolating and sometimes when we are stuck deep into the thick of the kids, the housework, the I-haven’t-showered-in-3-days and even when it’s calm, there are times where it just gets to be too much.
There is this struggle between being a human being and trying to be the perfect parent where things collide and you realize something needs to give. For me, that means muttering things out loud that I probably shouldn’t say. I would love to yell them as my instinct tells me to do, but that ‘I want my kids to still love me‘ thing takes over and whispering under my breath seems to be the better choice.
Click through for the common phrases parents tend to mutter to ourselves:
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