I felt like such an unfit mother for having these thoughts that felt very intense. Then I had a conversation with a dear friend and her response: “no judgement here, tell me what’s on your mind.”
…your baby’s poop will vary and transition throughout the first few years of life. Changes in your baby’s “normal” poop are just a sign that she is healthy and growing.
While many couldn’t wait for 2020 to end at the same time joking about how terrible 2021 would be, I found beauty in the ashes and gained new life. I am stronger than I have ever been. I am still learning and growing.
I learned that I didn’t need to be perfect, that “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23 NIV). God doesn’t expect us to be perfect, we were born into sin and as such, we are imperfect beings.