Letting go of expectations is always hard. As parents there’s a lot of pressure to fit the mold. Forget the mold. You’ll be happier.
With the holiday season in full swing and party invitations are coming in left and right, you likely have more balls in the air than ever before, and you may be struggling to keep it all running smoothly and keep everybody happy—yourself included.
But the reality is there’s only so much you can control. And the more you cling to the idea of having the perfect schedule or the perfect holiday activity or the perfect family weekend, the more you will find yourself frustrated, run ragged, and let down.
Trust me when I say I know how it feels, to have this idea in your head and the execution or expectations failed your reality.
That may just be a sign that you need to let go. That’s not to say you intentionally drop all of those balls in the air, or stop caring about your kids or your…
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