The following was published as part of my “Teachable Moments” blog series for ProMedica HealthConnect.
We all know a supermom. She is organized and efficient. Riding atop her unicorn with her hair blowing in the wind, she bakes cupcakes with a smile while teaching the finer points of multiplication to her well-mannered children. The concept of supermom can shame us and leave us feeling inadequate, even when we are doing our best.
I have been called a supermom; sometimes I even feel like one. But the truth is, I sometimes struggle to keep it all together. Raising a medically complex child means more appointments, more commitments, more medications and more stress – more flaming knives to juggle and more opportunities for error.
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