Facebook Eyes: Why You Can’t Mom Compare

20150304_135435Facebook has become a wonderful tool for moms to connect with other moms. Connection is wonderful, but we might also begin to see each others’ lives through Facebook eyes – eyes that only see the positive updates and Pinterest worthy pictures. I know I try hard to keep a positive attitude, to not put anyone down and to encourage other moms. In that effort sometimes it seems that life is peachy and that I have it together, but really I am simply trying to post appropriately to my social media accounts. When we see just the Facebook appropriate posts it is easy to compare these tidbits with our reality. When we see our friend’s homemade pancakes our kid’s cereal bar suddenly seems like a breakfast fail. What we fail to compare is that you got your preschooler to school on time while your husband was out of town, the fact that your kid even ate breakfast is a win! Continue reading