Dare: I dare you to do the very thing you are afraid of. Fears are prison walls, and often the thing you are afraid to do is the one thing you are supposed to be doing.
Someone, who shall remain nameless to protect the guilty, because they are family (not my husband—he thinks I’m wonderful) and I have to see them frequently, once hinted very strongly that the best thing I could do for my kids would be to walk away and never see them again. She pointed out all the things I did wrong and all that she did right, as if I should leave them in her care because she’s a better mom to my kids than I am.
Let’s just say that tore my heart out.
One thing I want more than anything is to be a good mom. The reason I became a writer and publisher is for my kids, so that someday I can be home every day. The reason I homeschool is for my kids because I love being a part of their education. The reason I take dance classes is to spend time with my kids…and because I love dancing.
My dream has always been to create a happy, beautiful home full of laughter and games and books and time to share with my kids. I wanted to teach them to be beautiful, responsible, capable adults.
My biggest fear is failing to be a good mom. And maybe I’m not perfect, but I refuse to walk away.
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Truth or Dare is my own weekly meme. I have found that many of my favorite blog posts by book bloggers I love were the ones that they shared more about themselves. Book bloggers are so busy sharing about books that we get little time to know them. Truth or Dare is an opportunity to pause from our weekly posts and get to know each other.
Want to participate? Copy and paste my Truth or Dare challenge into your own post and then write your answer to my question or about the results of your dare. Be sure to post the link here...