One of the biggest traps for those in the public eye is to somehow show the world that your life is picture perfect. Every post. Every photo. Every tagline offers a glimpse of all the good parts.
While the good parts are worth celebrating, the problem with a picture-perfect life is that it leaves others feeling as if they’ve failed or fallen short. After all, she just had a hard day or a series of hard days and it may leave her asking:
Am I doing something wrong?
Can I tell you something? I love my life. So much. Yet there are days when it’s really hard. Yesterday was one of those days. I found myself in a doctor’s office waiting to hear results on someone I love.
It was a day when I had a list of things to do, and not one of them got marked off.
It was a day when a little one got really upset and I didn’t know how to make it better. In fact, there’s a good chance I made it worse simply because I didn’t know what to do.[Read more…]