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GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER
The Un-Pinterest Valentines
Wife, mom, special education teacher, recovering perfectionist...
That morning, I was able to move out of the space of "not good enough" and into the space of "I am enough."
5 Lessons I Learned Staying Home With My Sick 3-Year-Old
Writer, tween whisperer, toddler wrangler.
The only thing my youngest child needed from me was me. She needed me to ask her if she wanted more water or crackers, a pair of cozy socks or her favorite blue Elephant Lovey. She needed my sympathetic smiles and nods, my kisses on her warm forehead, my lap to sit on.
On Becoming an Imperfectionist
Author, contributing editor for Runner's World magazine, Runne...
I'm learning a lot in my pursuit of imperfection. French fries are a delicious addition to a meal. Red wine is a perfectly acceptable as a late night study companion. Plenty of reading can get done in carpool lines. Deadlines are more easily met when you have more deadlines.
What My Daughter's Deadly Allergies Have Taught Me About Parenting
Writer, mom and blogger at FeedingLina.com
It is unnatural for a childhood to be robbed of its freedom by worry and disease. But only strict vigilance and avoidance of allergens can protect a child like mine, and with this come many restrictions.
Dear Perfect Mother
Leyna Juliet Weber
Mother/Writer/Actress (in that particular order)
What if your CAPS LOCK button quits? That would give you a tick and a stutter. And if I were to take away your exclamation point -- how might you unleash your venom?
A Call to All the Good Enough Parents
Author of "Open Boxes: the gifts of living a full and connecte...
Your kid went to school with his teeth brushed and shoes tied, but hair unbrushed? Good enough! Dinner has been pizza and baby carrots for the past three nights? Good enough!
Dr. Juli Fraga: Letting Myself Go
Dr. Juli Fraga
My fantasy about working and motherhood did not match my reality. After a few weeks back at work, I felt like my career determination had fizzled. I couldn't imagine being at work and missing out on time with my baby.
#Mompreneurs: Branding Yourself for Business
Founder & CEO, Moisture Jamzz, Inc./Author Your Idea, Inc.
Rene Syler is the perfect example of someone who had success on national television and was fired, hit rock bottom trying to stay in an industry that just didn't fit anymore and then created her own career built around her own unique brand online.
This Mother's Day, I'm Telling Myself That I Am Good Enough
The Orange Rhino
Mom to 4 young boys, former yeller, blogger at TheOrangeRhino.com
I want to be a mom who doesn't feel inadequate. Who doesn't look at her friends (and strangers) and say: Wow, they are great moms, why aren't I like them? But instead looks at them and says: Wow, they are great moms and so am I.
TV Anchor Lost Her Job, Her Breasts And Her Hair -- And Found Herself
I lost my job, I lost my breasts, I lost my hair. But now I look back and I think in losing all those things I really found myself and who I’m supposed to be.
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The $1000.00 Dollar Handbag
Author, Good Enough Mother, The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Pa...
We're back to living the way I grew up, clipping coupons, flea market decorating, getting up early to catch discount after discount, eating out less and talking to my children more.
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