What’s your go-to excuse? You know the one, you bring it out anytime you’re feeling inferior to another. Maybe because you haven’t accomplished as much, you don’t read as much, your house isn’t as organized, your body isn’t as toned, your kids aren’t as polite AS __________________.
Mine is “Well that’s easy for her; she doesn’t have kids.” But I have other variants in my back pocket just in case this doesn’t exactly fit the situation—“Well that’s easy for her; she doesn’t stay home with her kids” or “Well that’s easy for her, she’s not trying to start a business while staying home with her kids”—but always centering on the kid factor.
So alongside my excuses, I also keep these universal tools:Read more