The problem is that Momma Bear's claws and teeth aren't real. All roar and no bite.
Don't get me wrong lots of things in this world can be fixed with words and a strong backbone.
Momma Bears aren't a bad thing.
But there is something better. An option that does have teeth. An option that has claws and knows how to use them.
The world is complicated and sometimes the ability to defend yourself and those you love most is required.
Bears cannot be relied upon to attack when needed. Bears aren't Man's best friend.
That place of honor is held by the dog. (I don't want to hear about cats. That's crazy talk.)
So I don't want to be a Momma Bear I want to be a Sheepdog Mom.
I want to be your friend. I want to make you feel safe. But never for a moment doubt that if needed I have teeth and claws and I will use them to protect what's most important to me.
I know that in order to be a sheepdog I must first acknowledge that there are things in this world that are evil. They are rare but they are still out there. At first, it's scary admitting there are things in the world that want to hurt you. But once you start to learn to be aware you realize you can avoid them.
It's liberating to know there isn't much you can't handle.
So who wants to be a sheepdog instead of a momma bear?
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