No matter how well we tackle the task at hand and try to focus on progress, not perfection in our lives, we will still encounter obstacles along the way. When I started really trying to create routine and order in my life and in our home, I became so frustrated when my boys would interrupt or scream the whole time not to mention if my husband was running late from work.
I felt like I was moving from one major crisis to the next. Then I read an article by Wendy Speake titled, You are not a victim, you're a mom. It cut me to the heart and still speaks to me today. She writes: