Congratulations, You’re a mom!
As such, you must now be a brave, compassionate, giving, last, elegant, distinguished, beautiful, creative, fun, generous, fierce, hardworking, honest, inspirational, nurturing, reliable, understanding, wise, prepared, confident, selfless, passionate, spontaneous and inspirational Commanding General of your own Army whom are expected to outperform to exponential measure least you be kicked off the “good mom” list as a failure.
Raise your hand if you think this is impossible! In this space, we talk raw, real, vulnerable, transparent truths. Not excusing complacency but also not judging for human emotions or mistakes. Nothing fake either. Ever. People need people. Moms need moms.
Balancing the mental fatigue with productivity while fighting against our impossible vision of personal acceptance is a daunting task.
For example, have you tried asking for advice in a “helpful” moms group only to find out mistakes are forbidden? Why don’t we take away the power of isolation, band together and get real.
All of the posts on Glitter My Chaos are transparent, written by me, Kerri, from the purest place in my heart intended to help, inspire and heal others. Learn more about me here.
(Photo credit Paula Fish Photography)
Potty Training kids In 2 Days Before 2 Years Old: First, I will tell you I have one extremely compliant, straightforward child and my second is quite the opposite. Both were easy to potty train in 2 days, and here’s why: When I noticed my boys taking an interest in potty training, both at 17 months, I took off work for one week to commit fully, and we didn’t leave the house for three days. When potty training toddlers younger than 2, communication is a bit different. Generally, they aren’t speaking yet but understand what you are saying. However, their understanding is limited, and they don’t generally comprehend things like “we are almost home” or “someone else is using the potty. It will be just a few minutes”. Try not to go anywhere for the first few days and always have a potty available!*This post may contain affiliate links to products I actually use and love! At no extra cost to you, I may get a small commission for my recommendation.*Setting Up For Success To Potty Train...
Meet Kerri Trammel
Hello! My name is Kerri. I am a recent stay-at-home mom, blogger, and homeschool teacher. At our core, we all want the same thing: to be loved, listened to, and treated with respect. Sometimes we need a little help achieving these basic needs.
This is why I have created Glitter My Chaos! I share my best stepping stones towards more positive and fruitful lives.
Momin’ ain’t easy! Let’s get real and help each other sprinkle glitter on our chaos!
My Self-Love Journal
Hello, Beloved! My Self-Love Journal is a fun, full color journal with 90 unique pages designed to be an interactive self-help experience for all women to discover, empower and grow into who they want to be as a mom, wife, student, friend, and human. Self-reflection directly affects self-esteem both positively and negatively. Learn to love yourself through self-improvement and self-care.
If you fully commit yourself through these daily stepping stones, you will understand the importance of: Setting priorities, Developing healthy boundaries, Delegating, Minimizing, Understanding relaxation, Setting expectations, and so much more.
Remember: anytime you make a life change, there are growing pains. Don’t Quit! Dig deep and reap the rewards of a healthier, happier you!
Previously, as a full-time hairstylist of almost 20 years, I have had countless opportunities to listen, learn and speak life. Every person has a unique story with individual situations.
However, at the core, we all want the same thing: to be loved, listen to, and treated with respect. Sometimes we need a little help achieving these basic needs.
This is why I have created My Self-Love Journal series! I am sharing my best stepping stones towards a more positive and fruitful life.