Learning From Failure

Sometimes we simply fail as moms, but we can learn from those failures. I'm guest posting today over at my new friend Paula's blog, Hopeful Future. She's running a series on what we can learn from our failures. Be sure to check it out. Here's a sneak peak:

I sit in my chair with a book on my lap, not reading, not even trying to read. My brain wanders back over the day.

My 11-year-old came home from school with a failed math test, and I think, “I could have helped her prepare better.”

My 9-year-old was frustrated with not getting enough attention and chose to get in trouble, after which I drug her out on the back porch and yelled at her, and I think, “I could have handled that better.”

Read more here.