The Best of 2020: No Mom Left Behind with Courtney Dyer

We first shared this post by Courtney Dyer in February 2020 and it’s a different world now. When I read things, I do it through a different lens. As I contemplate how to invest in the relationships I have with my children, my strategy has changed. Life has changed. It is harder. I have to do more. I am no longer “just” mom. I am also their teacher and tutor.

It can be overwhelming at times, but in those moments when things feel the toughest, I choose to remember how blessed I am. Things have changed, yes, but being forced to invest even more in my kids is not a burden. Someday they won’t be in my home any more and I won’t get this opportunity again. As Courtney asked herself while raising her kids, “ When our kids are grown and gone, what will we wish we had done?” The time to invest is now.

Read more from Courtney Dyer in our No Mom Left Behind Series.

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