Posts tagged children
Let’s talk about mom guilt

Guilt - I am assuming all of us moms we have all felt it at some point. Some moms feel it more than others. But I am sure - if you are a mom - you know what I am talking about.

This creepy feeling that is in your stomach and in the back of your head and sometimes brings tears into your eyes. This feeling you should do something that you don’t want to do. Or that you actually want to do but you can’t right now. The feeling of not doing the right thing. This feeling of not knowing what is right. The feeling of being torn in two directions, by others, by our kids but also by ourselves. The feeling of not knowing what to change or how to change it. The feeling of helplessness. This feeling of not being enough. The feeling of not having enough time.

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A letter to my 15 year old self

Dear young Emilia,

I am writing this letter to you, 25 years into the future. As I am sitting here and still remember very clearly what it was like as a teenager. I wish I could save you some of the worries that you are having and will have. I wish I could make this time easier and more enjoyable.

So with this letter I would like to tell you that you don’t need to worry, whatever you do know, you will grow up to be a confident, successful and happy woman.

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