are you kind?

I too have work to do in this department.
I too have my faults and can be jealous & insecure at times.

What I do not understand is why women are so mean to one another. This is unacceptable. When you speak poorly about someone to anyone, it says much more about you. The person you are bashing or voicing your opinion about, they usually always find out but may be too hurt to say anything.

::raises hand::

So when you use social media to make subtle jabs to get at your friends rather than speaking TO them, that is not okay. When you have a conflict and say nothing but use insults to cope, it is not okay. It is mean and it can really do a lot of damage to people.

I recently had to draw a few “lines”, not end friendships, but create boundaries because I am sensitive and I have been faced with unnecessary cruelness.

We will never agree with everyone we meet, that is okay.

We will have differences in opinions about simple things like hairstyles and differences about more complex issues like same sex marriage and the way we parent, this is also okay!

Being different is a great thing. Being different does not mean we have to talk bad about one another. Be kind, its free and it is easy. If you find it is hard … dig deep down and fix what is broken in you.

To the pregnant women on social media posting constant updates and belly pictures… I love seeing how excited you are to become a mommy.

To the women posting “selfies”… thanks for letting young girls know that it’s okay to love yourself and to feel beautiful!

To the mom posting a million pictures of her kids… it makes my heart so happy to see parents so proud of and loving their babies!

To the married couple constantly posting “sappy love posts”… thank you for being a reminder to the next generation that all hope isn’t lost and happy marriages most definitely DO exist.

To the business owners who constantly post about their businesses… keep going! Your strong will and passion for what you do is astounding! Even in the midst of all the negative remarks, you keep on going for yourself and your family!

To the person posting about their fitness journey; how they decided to change their life style for health reasons or just to look or feel better about themselves… I love seeing your progress pictures, your healthy meals, your gym check ins I especially love seeing your before and after pictures!

To the stay at home mom always bragging & posting about how awesome their days go being able to cook and or bake often for their family… I love seeing all you can do with your kids & all those pictures you get to take of the moments you don’t want to forget.

To the mom posting about how challenging their days can be because she has a job either because she needs to or simply because she loves her career… I love seeing how you manage yourself to be a good mom, good wife & a hard working mom.

Let’s stop being annoyed by everything and start lifting each other up!


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