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Posts in the "Being Your Own Kind of Perfect" category:
Motherhood: A Choose Your Own Adventure Story
The time has come for women to support other women in trusting themselves. We don’t need to cut each other down, compete, or compare. We’re in this together, raising the next generation. If there were one way to do things and one way only, it would be known by now.
My “Best Month Ever” Wasn’t What I Thought It Would Be
Recently I joined a Facebook group designed to help its members realize their goals. I struggled to set a goal that seemed significant enough, but I learned that maybe I didn’t need to.
Bossing My Motherhood
Ever had someone move into your space and then proceed to tell you how to run your show? Who does that? Even worse, who does that in motherhood? Author Rachel Hixon explores the in’s and out’s of “bossing my motherhood.”
Intellectually, I am deeply grateful for the mistakes and failures I’ve experienced. They have taught me much more than my successes and good fortune. But instinctually, I am ashamed of them, and often don’t try something for fear of failure.
Even Mommies Make Mistakes
Even though we may not like to admit it, mommies have weaknesses. When our children seem to have similar weaknesses or annoying habits, it can really hit a nerve. What’s the best way to handle those moments that may cause you to overreact a bit? Check out how this mom turned morning madness into an opportunity to teach.
Four Coping Strategies for Difficult Times
We all face times that are more difficult than we expect at different points in our lives. No matter what is causing us stress and anxiety, there are coping strategies we can follow to help us manage the struggles we all face. Here are four that have helped me.
Mommy Body ABC’s
I’ve gotten in my own way, losing out on opportunities to achieve goals or move toward becoming the woman and mom I want to be. So how did I get to the land of body love? It’s taken time, effort, and learning to live by a new set of ABC’s.
How to Renegotiate with Yourself
Do you ever make long, complicated lists and expect yourself to accomplish EVERYTHING? I learned (the hard way) that it’s much better to learn the art of renegotiation.
Learning to Let It Go: Parenting Lessons from a Dinosaur and a Kitchen Towel
I’m trying to stop assigning chores at the first sign of a break. I’m trying to stop myself from correcting my kids if they aren’t doing anything terribly wrong. I’m trying to let them just do their thang.
Book Summary: Girl, Wash Your Face
Rachel wants us to feel fantastic and be motivated to live our best lives for ourselves and for our children. This book will validate you and help you to be a better mother, partner, friend, and professional.
Mom Your Own Way
Today I’m giving myself—and you—permission to ditch whatever ideal you had, stop looking at how someone else does it, and instead just do it your own way. Embrace it. Be authentic to you.
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