01/04/2012 07:14 pm ET Updated Mar 05, 2012

Top 10 Parenting New Year's Resolutions

Last year I made a considerable New Year's resolution -- to stop judging other parents. It was a good goal, and for the most part I succeeded in curbing this ugly behavior. This year I didn't have a large objective. Since I have made the decision to embrace my non-perfect parenting, there were no extensive ways I wanted to change my mothering skills. So, over the past week I have been reflecting on small, minor changes that I could easily implement to make my life as a mom more rewarding and less exasperating.