Biggest Challenge of Being a Mom
Joy: My biggest challenge is having the energy! Being a first time Mum at 35 threw me for a real loop! Add to that questioning if what I’m doing is best for my daughter, and worrying about her constantly, sometimes I wonder how Mums stay sane!
Being a Don’t Sweat Mom Means
Joy: Being a Don’t Sweat Moms means trusting that I know my child better than anyone else on this earth. I may not be the perfect Mum, but my daughter still thinks I am!
A Wish For Other Moms
Joy: This time with our children passes do swiftly! Let’s not waste a moment on little things that don’t matter, and focus on the little things that do! Kisses, hugs, smiles!
Favorite Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Chapter
Joy: Chapter 43 – How To Speak To Our Kids About The Big Stuff really struck a chord with me. We can’t always shelter them from the hard stuff in life, nor should we.
If you had told Joy, even 3 years ago, that she would be a Don’t Sweat Mom, she would have laughed! After struggling for 13 years with infertility, she have found herself, quite unexpectedly the author of the popular parenting blog, Pardon My Poppet. Here she shares her day-to-day life, tips, tricks, recipes, reviews and giveaways. Visit her blog and participate in the discussion of what it means to be a parent today!