Everyone struggles. Some struggle more than others, but that doesn't mean we can't support other parents. If someone tells you about their problem, no matter how silly or trivial you think it is compared to your own, or what other people deal with, support them. Lift them up. Say you understand how hard it must be for them, and acknowledge their feelings.
Author, writer, mom and wife
Amanda Brennan is an author, writer, mom and wife. She passes her days working on her many projects, and her nights writing and not getting enough sleep. When she's not writing fiction you can usually find her curled up with a good book, or out enjoying life with her family and friends.
Society seems to have an issue when a woman asks for help. Women are supposed to be superheroes. We're supposed to do it all and we're supposed to smile and make it look easy. We're supposed to be perfect mothers, wives, friends, employees and citizens, and we're not supposed to admit that we can't do it without a little help.
05/31/2016 04:01 EDT
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