Expectations of motherhood

When I was pregnant I had this vision in my head of what motherhood would look like. I knew it was going to be wonderful. My baby would be so cute and as she grew we would play together and have so much fun.  Being […]

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Does self comparison drive you crazy?

I think our need to be perfect comes from many things but one main issue is comparison. We look at someone else’s life and think that they have it all together. They are doing everything right and they look great while doing it.  Well let […]

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Trying to be Perfect at Everything

I use to be a perfectionist. I would drive myself crazy worrying about every little detail and trying to make everything just right. Not only did I drive myself crazy but I drove everyone around me crazy too. My kids had to have the perfect […]

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Learning to Love Yourself

One of the hardest things to do is to learn to love yourself. With my need to be perfect all the time I never felt I was good enough. I always compared myself to other people who I thought were getting it right. I never […]

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Doing Away with Mom Guilt

Mom guilt – we all have it. There is always something that we feel we are doing wrong or something that we see other moms doing better than us. It’s always there in the back of our minds making us feel like horrible moms. We […]

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The “perfect” Christmas

  Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love the music, lights, and peaceful feeling I get. The best thing is seeing my kids faces when they see the presents under the tree. I use to go overboard trying to make the pile of presents look […]

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My Imperfect Thanksgiving

  I use to hate holidays. My need to be perfect would usually ruin holidays. My kids would be grumpy and I would be stressed just trying to make it perfect. This year is going to be different. I’m not going to aim for perfection. I’m […]

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What does perfect mean anyway?

I am a perfectionist. My philosophy has always been if I can’t do it perfectly then there’s no point in doing it at all. Boy did I miss out on doing a lot of things. The truth is I’m never perfect. What is perfect? Who […]

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