In this very insightful article, a mom who has raised kids in two different eras – one with and one without the internet – discusses the differences in raising kids before and after google. She lists 17 myths about motherhood that she claims are making us miserable, including “we can avoid screwing them up by doing the right things” and “balance is all that we are seeking.”
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As a single, seventeen-year-old junior in high school, I didn’t question whether or not I was a good mom. I just knew I was.
Fast forward twenty short years (inserting the internet half way through), and few mothers I meet would say the same. Though most are striving, hardly any of us are actually arriving at a level of self-assuredness and satisfaction proportionate to our dedication and investment. In fact, the amount of self-doubt I’ve experienced in my own post-internet parenting has been exponentially more than my pre-internet days, even though I know about a kajillion more things than I did then.
How can this be? How can such a wealth of information be both increasing our understanding AND decreasing our sense of self-worth? Read 17 Modern Myths That Are Making Motherhood Miserable
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