Why I’m Giving up on Trying to Being an Entertaining Mom
I took my kids to the children’s arts center the other week and my worry was how they will be in contact with the dirt’s in the museum. I have seen the research that children’s museums lurk with a number of the unpleasant germs around, but as a stay-at-home mom, I cannot attest to that. So on this day, I was especially excited to take them out. Within the museum auditorium, a wrestling-themed birthday celebration was occurring. And being the door was not closed I briefly took a peek inside.
I hardly throw this word around, but the party was wonderful. The entire, huge area was decorated pretty. There were wrestling bands put up, imitation glittering straps hooked on the wall along with adults in Hulk Hogan costumes. There was an old-looking “wrestling game” poster with all the lucky birthday kids’ face on it. It was very exciting and to any mother that would have witnessed such a wonderful birthday party would have appreciated the works of a fellow woman.
But it is impossible for me to throw such sort of celebration, and is not that I don’t like having fun, but that I have quite draining social stress that’s taking a toll on me. Being in a big crowd makes me nervous. Her daddy, on the flip side, is someone who adulates such sort of thing. He controls any point and area in regard to any arena. He can throw a fantastic party to our daughter at anyplace our kid would love to or these birthday parties with Hulk Hogan costumes in a heartbeat.
While my nervousness is just a part of the problem, truth be told, there is another reason I am not capable of becoming the “enjoyable” mother. I can’t keep up in arranging birthday parties together with Hulk Hogan costumes or inside an exhibition hall. But honestly, I could throw an awesome birthday celebration our neighborhood has ever seen, and a similar one like the one I saw people wearing Hulk Hogan costumes. But the only hindrance is that I will be stuck with colossal expenses that can lead misappropriating my savings.
Conversely, by relieving myself of this heaviness to throw a celebration that leaves people talking for months, I am taking that energy to somewhere it will be worthwhile. I’m involving myself in motherhood full-force. I’m giving them the adoration, kindness, and memories they need at this particular moment of their lives.
My daughter’s birthday is coming soon and I am still not certain what we will do for her. We might prepare the sprinkler in the garden and allow her buddies splash themselves with lots of fun. Or we may organize a party similar to the museum where kids will wear Hulk Hogan costumes to make it even more unforgettable.