9 Truths to Cling to if You Feel Like the Worst Mother Ever 

  1. My children’s future doesn’t depend solely on me. 
  2. My children’s lives are not a reflection of mine. 
  3. Parenting is not about performance, it’s about love. 
  4. Owning mistakes relieves guilt. 
  5. This, too, shall pass. 
  6. Guilt is a choice I can’t afford to make. 
  7. Children must follow God’s plan—not Mama’s. 
  8. The past is past, let it go. 
  9. My role is to promote independence, not dependence.