It’s Ok If Your Kids See You Are Not A Perfect Parent

Reblog: For all the parents out there… Exellent post.

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perfectmomWhen you have that first child and you try to be the best mom ever, suffer from postpartum depression, cry a lot and put the diaper on wrong a few times, Don’t beat yourself up. Your kid will need to see you are NOT perfect. And it will benefit them in a positive way.

How many moms do you know that had the perfectly decorated birthday parties, the best gifts for their kids, put money away for their college educations way before they are even conceived? Or they have the perfect nursery, the “right” play groups and all the fanciest brand new clothes to wear. Their every milestone and firsts are documented so neatly on Facebook and Instagram. 

Then that child eventually sets fire to the neighbors bushes or steals a piece of candy from the lowest rack in the grocery store line check out. Or smacks the cute little…

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1 thought on “It’s Ok If Your Kids See You Are Not A Perfect Parent

  1. Love this! The expectation to be perfect in front of our kids is unrealistic and sets our kids up to feel they too have to display perfection!

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