Wednesday, June 8, 2011

excuse me while i shout this from the rooftops.

“ One reason we struggle with insecurity: we’re comparing our behind the scenes to everyone else’s highlight reel. 
— Steven Furtick

you've heard me say it before, a idea to live by - 'comparision is the theif of joy' it is simple, sweet, and so true. 
trust me, i find it hard to live by sometimes too but consider what you have is exactly what you have made for yourself - now enjoy it to the fullest or make changes. 
blogging can be a thief wether you would like it to be or not - of course it appears, that baby poops rainbows and this mom glides seamlessly through toddlerhood and that dad is never too tired to help with dinner. remember though, you're only reading what that mom is choosing to write about. i could tell you tim just got a raise and we're headed to mexico and you would probably believe me because there is no reason not to. see what i am getting at?
everyone has a bad day and everyone wants to hide from their kids from time to time. never forget that.

7 comments:

melissa rohr said...

THIS is perfect! I struggle with this all the time. When everyone else's husbands or partners seem to get it and be super helpful and supportive, mine seems like a jerk in comparison. But if I were to play my highlight reel and only show that to the world, no one would ever know how it really is. Lol I appreciate this!

melissa rohr said...

thank you for that!  oh, and my baby?  he totally poops rainbows. 

melissa rohr said...

Absolutely LOVE this! I find myself getting caught in "blog envy" of others, but really 9 out of 10 times they aren't sharing 100% reality (not saying they are lying, but choose not to post about their worst days! :)) Thanks for sharing this! :)

melissa rohr said...

for sure! there are som super popular blog out there (not to name names) that gosh darn-it i just wish they would do a whole post about how today their husband was an asshole or a diaper exploded all over their favorite dress haha!

melissa rohr said...

well, yea mine does too but i wouldn't brag about it online...i would lose all of my friends ;)

melissa rohr said...

EXACTLY!

melissa rohr said...

Yes, so true!!  It's nice to read blogs where people focus on the positive things in their lives and try to reflect on the good, but sometimes I feel like it's a little overboard.  I find myself getting envious and have to reel myself back in, like wait up!  This is just someone's vessel of self-expression, not a play by play of reality.  Oh, and my youngest vomited in my mouth last night right when I leaned in to kiss her.  That's pretty blog worthy I'd say...