Imperfect Thanksgiving

The holidays are suppose to be a time to spend with family and enjoy the season. 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 […]

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Overcoming Perfection

Do you think you have to aim for perfection all the time? Are you driving yourself crazy trying to get everything just right? I understand. I use to be there (and I still catch myself sometimes obsessing about every little detail).

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Dads and Perfection

In honor of Father’s Day I decided to get a dad’s view on perfectionism. As mothers there is always this need to feel like we have to be perfect.  Do dads feel this same need? I interviewed my husband to see his take on feeling […]

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Why can’t I be happy?

I am in a funk. I’m not sure what it is. I feel like my life is on hold right now and I’ve lost all control. I hate not being in control. I’m a control freak and it’s driving me crazy. I’m just not happy […]

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Adding more gratitude

The have been millions of posts written about how you should be writing down what you are grateful for every day and I do believe that you should. But we need to do more then just write them down once and forget about them. It […]

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Is perfectionism ruining your life?

I am a recovering perfectionist. I am working hard on it everyday by focusing on my new motto of done is better than perfect.  Being a perfectionist was ruining my life and making my family miserable.  I realized that I needed to change in order […]

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