I had a different post in mind for today, but one check up at the pediatrician's office changed everything.
While at the pediatrician's office for Leah's 6 month well-baby visit, I lost my mom-fidence. What is mom-fidence you ask? It's the confidence moms have in following their motherly instincts to raise their babies.
After that appointment my mom-fidence is gone because I am starting to feel like I don't know what I am doing, and it seems like I cannot do anything right.
So while I sit here wallowing in self pity feeling like I am not succeeding at my most important job of mother, I am trying to remind myself that I've raised two boys pretty well (so far). We haven't always done it by the book, but what we have done has worked. I need to keep telling myself that what works for us may not be the way most people do it. I'm not aiming to please others but rather aiming to have happy, healthy children. And right now my three little ones are just that. So maybe I am failing at following all the rules, but we seem to be doing just fine doing it our own way.
Have you ever lost your mom-fidence? How did you get it back?