Mother’s Day weekend I had the opportunity to go to Mother’s Day tea with a group of friends. It started off with us all dressing up to go to tea. One of our friends had a gorgeous hat, but she felt silly wearing it. We all encouraged her to wear it because it looked great and we were going to tea after all! We all sat down and had tea and the most delicious treats Morgan had made. She had invited a guest speaker to speak with us that changed my outlook on how I viewed how I could become superwoman.
Who is Superwoman?
According to Google, superwoman is “a woman with exceptional strength or ability, especially one who successfully manages a home, brings up children, and has a full-time job.” I thought this to be interesting, how do we define superwoman and how do we become her? Am I superwoman? Am I anywhere close to becoming superwoman?
As I think about it I think of all the people that are superwoman. I think of my neighbor who raises four kids, serves everyone who needs help, works at her husband’s office, and still keeps a perfectly clean house, the list as to why she is superwoman can go on and on. I think another mom who wrote this amazing book, has the most beautiful well-mannered kids, has taught them to clean and be respectful, and volunteers at every opportunity she is given. There are so many more people I can think of that I can add to this list of superwomen. I look at them and wish my house could be half that clean, or my kids could be half that well behaved, or I could serve half the people they do, or my makeup could be half as good as the lady I saw at the grocery store. After doing this I quickly realize that I can never be superwoman because I can never measure up to what they do, or can I?
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