I also think that uber parenting style had me feeling like I needed to be much more relaxed as a parent lest I wanted my kids headed straight to therapy, so I guess I would categorize myself, at this point in my motherhood career as kind of a slacker. So what traits do us slacker moms possess? And how would you know if you too were one of our tribe? Keep reading!
For me kids are a life game changer -- and while I would never stay in my marriage if I felt it was no longer a loving and supportive relationship, I know that having my kids keeps me grounded and forces me to work on it so that I can provide them with a two parent home that is their soft place to fall.
Being that my womb is no longer open for procreation -- thereby making it IMPOSSIBLE to give my daughter a sister -- I figure at the very least I can jot off a life list that -- should she choose to -- she can carry with her, as a reminder that she is not alone in her thoughts and her strength needs to come from within.