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)
What are a few simple life changes you can make to have a big impacts on your daily sanity? *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.* This Is Driving Me Crazy! What drives you absolutely bananas in your everyday life?! Most of the time we are so busy trying to put out fires we don’t realize the little flame growing inside of us. Then, seemingly all of the sudden, we lash out because of the buildup. *Pause here and see if you can pinpoint some specific things that drive you up absolutely bonkers.* Helpful ideas: Is it the constant over stimulating noise from toys, shrieking kids and TV? My house has inadequate lighting that makes me want to scream because I can’t see! What about incessant kids following you around the house whining, tattling or complaining? Does the news put you in a bad mood? Are your kids constantly underfoot? How many toys are in the living...
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.