Facts on the Fly to Keep Your Mommy Sanity - Kimberly Thompson

You can’t control anybody but yourself.

Not your baby.
Not your child.
Certainly not your teenager.
Not your own mother.
Not your husband.
Not your best friend.
You have to set priorities.

If everything is important, nothing is important.
The trivial will take over your life if you let it.
Taking care of yourself = having the stamina to take care of others.
You are in this motherhood thing for the long haul. Act like it.

Setting limits with others is crucial to staying sane.

With your baby.
With your child.
With your teenager.
With your own mother and father.
With your husband.
With your best friend.
It really does take a village [to raise a child].

Your village may look different than most but as long as it works, it’s all good.
If you don’t have one, create one. Other people are looking for a village to inhabit too.