‘I wear lots of ‘hats.’ I’m a mom, wife, boss. You’re allowed to say F it and throw them up in the air for the day.’: Woman urges us to let our guard down, ‘don’t hold it together for everyone else’s sake’

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“I wear a lot of hats.

Wife that desires to love and support her husband in anything he does, even when that means he’s out of town for two weekends in a row pursuing his passion for deer hunting and growing his glorious mustache.

Meanwhile, your stuck at home making sure you don’t drown in the enormous amount of dishes and laundry that have accumulated over the past week because you were too exhausted from working all week to keep up with it all.

Mom who can heal boo boos with a kiss and knows exactly what to say to turn a frown upside down.

Unless your two year old decides to have a complete meltdown because he wants a strawberry, but the strawberries he spotted in the fridge have mold coated over it so you have no choice but to try to ignore the demonic demon that has seemed to take over him.

Boss who has to make the tough calls and not loose her mind when sh*t hits the fan, while also trying to make sure that whoever works for her feels loved and appreciated.

Life can get overwhelming trying to balance all the hats we wear on a daily basis.

Lord knows I have plenty of days where I throw one or more of those hats up in the air and just say F it!

But here’s the thing….

You’re allowed to do that!

You’re allowed to take a break from one or many of the hats you wear on a daily basis.

You’re allowed to ask for help and accept it when it’s being offered.

You’re allowed to want things that no one else around you seems to understand.

It’s okay to let your guard down.

Even when you feel like you should be the one holding it together for everyone else’s sake.

When life gets overwhelming and you feel like you can’t take one more thing I challenge you girlfriend to throw one of those hats up in the air for the day…

Just be sure to catch it and try again tomorrow. ”

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