Keeping Toddler Trust

There are times when my little boy amazes me.  Okay, at least once a day, I look in awe at this amazing little guy and am filled with love.  Occasionally I almost get teary over it.  Today, though, I had this wonderfully profound moment based on thoughts of toddler trust.

I have days when I think I’m failing at being a mom and I beat myself up.  I have days when I realize that I’m doing the best that I can at being a mom, and I’m the best mom for my children because I’m theirs.  And then there’s this other kind of validation that I get from toddler behavior, and it’s just magical.

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