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Mom Confessions

It's OK If You Don't 'Love Every Minute of It'

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Sarah Rudell Beach

Motherhood is profound and amazing and life-changing. It's also really hard. And we knew that going in.

10 Confessions From An Imperfect Mom

The Stir | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents
The Stir

I secretly want to be beautiful and capable in their eyes, loving and gentle and brave. Perfect. The good queen from a fairytale -- when in reality I am sarcastic, impatient, fearful, weak. Not the evil queen, exactly, but flawed and unlovely and all too human.

CHALLENGE: Get Your Parenting Confessions Off Your Chest

2013-05-09-newSMlogosmall.jpg | Posted 05.24.2013 | Parents

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's new workshop."Scary Mommy" Jill Smokler is offering her advice on cutting ourselves some slack, and ...

Things You're Ashamed To Admit You’ve Googled

Posted 01.10.2013 | Parents

Written by Adrienne Hedger and Shannon Seip for NickMom We’re used to our kids embarrassing us – constantly – so the last thing we need is to...

25 Moms Confess Their Secrets

The Stir | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
The Stir

There are other mommies just like me who don't always say or think the right thing. They are crass and jealous and frustrated and insecure and ... human. Hallefreakinglujah.

Why Can't I Be The Fun Parent?

Devon Corneal | Posted 06.09.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

Other mothers have confessed that they feel the same way, but they do it quietly. We're all slightly ashamed of our lack of enthusiasm for childlike antics. We leave a lot of the playing to our partners.

The Scary Mommy Manifesto

Jill Smokler | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

I shall not compete with the mother who effortlessly bakes from scratch, purees her own baby food, or fashions breathtaking costumes from tissue paper. Motherhood is not a competition. The only ones who lose are the ones who race the fastest.

Step Into The Mom Confessional: 14 'Mommy Sins' Revealed

Jill Smokler | Posted 05.19.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

I asked my readers to confess their own mommy sins so I could feel better about my failings and imperfections. Suddenly, without their names attached, moms were comfortable getting really down and dirty about motherhood and I realized that I wasn't alone. Far from it...

WATCH: 44 Percent Of Moms Would Rather Be Thinner Than Have Smarter Kids, And Other Confessions

Posted 10.10.2011 | Parents

You might be envious of that mom -- you know, the one whose hair isn't in a pony-tail, who's always the first one on the carpool line, whose kids alwa...