My secret to how I do "it" all

Monday, April 10, 2017

Never doubt a mother. 
She can carry a screaming toddler,  
two gallons of milk, 
talk on her cell phone and
 still slap you for looking at her crazy.



I can't stop laughing at this quote, it is so funny and so real!! Lately I have had people ask me, "how do you do it all fatty?". You have three kids, you're a wife, you cook, you have time to workout, you blog, you have your fitness thing..how? The answer is very simple,  I don't . Truth is, my house is a mess 90% of the time. There is usually a pile of laundry that needs to be folded or washed. I love cooking, but costco pizza is also our jam! I usually remember that Noah is in charge of snacks at preschool the day of! I am totally winning haha. I bribe my kids often because #youdowhatyougottado and we all end up happy! 
Oh, and I eat a lot of chocolate and ice cream :)

Somedays I am on survival mode and others I feel like super mom! 
I think we all do it, we just do "it" differently. We are all super stars in our children's eyes. We are their biggest heroes. Don't let someone else's strength make you feel less of a mom. I wish I was a cleaning freak, a baker, a craft monster and other things...but I'm not! 
And guess what? That is OKAY, because I am a whole lot of other great things! And so are YOU!



xo


43 comments:

  1. Love it friend! Yes we do what we gotta do! We are totally their heroes! You are a rock star for sure!

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    1. Right?? Why are we so hard on ourselves sometimes?? YOU're a rockstar <3

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    2. I looooooove the realness in all of this! Thanks for the post.

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  2. Amen! Amen! Amen! Amen!
    You're amazing and I'm amazing and we're all awesome. ♡♡♡

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    1. YES, YES, YEs and YES!!!! Love you <3

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    2. Love you, too! Thanks for being you!

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  3. Love your posts so much Fatima! You are always an inspiration and love you for posting this even more because its so much truth for us especially this week!

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    1. Oh my gosh Bibiana, you are just the sweetest ever! Thank you <3

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  4. I totally feel the same, that I go through days of ups and downs, even though the work load is the same. You rock!

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  5. Love this! I feel the same way! You are an awesome mom!

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  6. I love this so much!! What a good mama!

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  8. I love this and love how honest you are! It's so true..most of us are just making it work! Kudos to you!

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    1. Aww thank you!! We are just tryna survive lets be real haha

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  9. What a great message about keeping it real! You look like you are rockin it!!

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  10. I love this! Seriously, such a great reminder... you always think every other mama has it together more than you do... but they probably think that same about you!

    xo Trista | www.shopaholicandababy.com

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  11. It was so refreshing to read this! At least Im not the only one with a messy house ;)

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    1. Bahahah, im glad im not alone either lol

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  12. Love the honesty (and your dress, too!) :)


    Allie | www.lunavidablog.com

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  13. Thank you for keeping it real, beautiful mama! That quote seriously made me laugh because it's SO true!

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  14. Amen, honey!! It takes a village! That's cool that your dishes stay in the sink an extra day, thats cool the crumbs stay on the floor! We need to be real and understand that life happens! ❤️

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  15. Love this! This is so true, they need us, the quote made me laugh great post!

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  16. This is so true, the secret to balancing is..there's no such thing!

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  17. such a good reminder! no one does it all - I love that "it" is something dif for every mom!

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  18. I'm right there in the weeds with you mama. Everyone always thinks I have it all together and I'm the farthest thing from it. I'm currently looking at 3 baskets of laundry waiting to be folded from Saturday (it is Wednesday). Oops. xoxo

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  19. Thank you so much for sharing! I'm struggle with the whole "I can't do it all" so it was perfect timing to read this.

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  20. Yes! I used to drive myself crazy with the notion that everything had to be perfect and that I had to do it all. Once I accepted that it's going to be okay for things to be messy and chaotic, life became so much more enjoyable. <3

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  21. I love this! I feel like I'm the only one that doesn't have it all together.

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