Coldplay says it best:
“No one said it was easy, no one ever said it would be this hard.”
You expect challenges and hard days. You understand that you can’t move the world. But the degree to which all of the roles of mother, wife, and homesteader weigh on you all at once really can be heavy.
Sometimes I feel like I need to do it all, and perfectly. I need to have endless patience with my toddler. I need to make all meals from scratch using farm fresh ingredients. I need to hang all my laundry on the line, we’re trying to be off-grid after all. I need to have a weedless garden. A Pinterest – worthy chicken coop. Beautiful flower beds. No clutter.
But guess what. I have a few confessions to make… [Read more…]