To the Mom Trying Her Best As the Holidays Approach

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Aah, the holidays.

Time to curl up with a hot drink and… drown in your insecurities as you compare your seasonal festivities to every family in your social media feed!

…I know I’m not the only one, right?

I’ve always loved this season: the colorful transition to fall, the fun and whimsy of Halloween, the warm and nostalgic family meals at Thanksgiving and Christmas. The joy in the air is palpable, and everything seems to feel a bit lighter.

But if you saw my house, you’d never know I had a festive bone in my body. I’m not the “kind of mom” with the cute, seasonal craft ideas or the Pinterest-perfect home. Aesthetics have just never been my strong suit.

Click here to read the full piece at Her View From Home.

Published by Ellie Hunja

Ellie is a mother of two (ages 7 & 3) who's on a journey to cultivate a life of purpose, authenticity, and joy. She writes about parenting, autism awareness, mental health, faith, racial justice, and more. She believes that empathy and vulnerability can change the world, and that there is ALWAYS room for dessert.

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