Moms Just Need To Fall Apart And Let It All Drop Sometimes
Sometimes, all a mama really needs 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘬.
And sometimes, all she needs from you
is to step back and let her shatter.
Because a mother’s job is to keep it together. Herself and everything else, 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦.
And almost all the time, she does. She 𝘣𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘴 for everyone else, but she pulls herself up before she breaks.
She nurtures little people and takes care of all their needs. She manages and juggles so many lives and schedules and details. She balances the family, emotionally and mentally, and senses when the balance is off.
These people are her 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘰𝘯. She loves them more than anything – and she mostly loves her life.
It’s just that it’s all so heavy,
𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘢𝘳𝘮𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘨𝘦𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘪𝘳𝘦𝘥.
So all she needs in a moment like this
is to drop the things she carries.
And then to fall apart herself.
Because if she gets to shatter? It means she can finally let some of it out… some of the things she’s kept inside. She just needs the grace and the space to process her mess.
So let her break – without making assumptions.
Let her fall apart – without asking if something is “𝘸𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘨” with her.
Let her be overwhelmed – without giving advice.
Let her cry (and cry some more) – without pitying her.
Let her be 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘰𝘬𝘢𝘺 today – without worrying she’ll be 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘰𝘬𝘢𝘺 tomorrow.
And listen… if this mama really isn’t okay tomorrow, or the day after that, or the following week… she needs someone to help her find the resources – without judgment.
Because 𝘴𝘰 many moms will go through something deep and dark and awful at one point or another.
But most of the time,
all she really needs
is a little chance to break.