My husband and son are out shooting hoops in our driveway. I’m making school lunches. My daughter and my bonus daughter are upstairs brushing hair and getting gorgeous. Needtobreathe playing on my kids’ little portable speaker.
Both sides of the aisle would have you believe the world will end if they don’t win. It won’t. Your world is right there, under your roof, between your walls, in the eyes and hearts of the family that loves you.
Remember that, Mamma. This country survived and thrived through many a political power struggle. Calm your heart, give a prayer of thanks that the political ads will finally stop, and then go do something lovely with your family.
We are blessed and burdened with the freedom to pick our leaders, lucky us. And we are blessed and burdened with the job of Mom. So very, very many women around the globe envy us our great good fortune.
Let go of the media induced fear, let go the anger, let go the stress. Breathe. And then get on with that beautiful life of yours.