It would be so easy to give up. To throw in this towel of motherhood and let someone else fight my domestic wife and mommy battles.
The world tells me that I am not enough if I am just a mom. That I could be more productive and more valuable to society if I spent my time elsewhere. They say that my kids will not be educationally prepared or socialized enough if I homeschool them. That there will always be someone more competent to give them the tools they need to grow up into well-adjusted, capable adults. They tell me that I will never be good enough, smart enough, eloquent enough, focused enough. So why do I even bother?
Sometimes I am so close to believing them. It would be so easy to quit this simple life I lead. Put my kids in daycare, preschool and all-day kindergarten, where the hands that hold and the voices that teach are more educated, more equipped and better qualified to take care of my kids. It would be the worldly-wise thing to spend my days on Facebook or doing whatever I want with my time. I could get a job outside the home and provide another paycheck to pay for private school, a larger home, a nanny or housekeeping service and all the toys and stuff we “need” to be happy….
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