Give Up Perfection
The to-do list is full of things like making pediatrician appointments, cooking, cleaning, scheduling play dates and getting baths done. Well, guess what? If something doesn't get done, who cares? Instead of storming around the house chores are not getting done, start talking to your child or hang out and play with them in their room for 15 minutes. Next time you feel overwhelmed, remember you can't do it all. Fight perfectionism in a Pinterest mom world by dropping the mom-fail label. Kids pick up on this and we don't want them to base their satisfaction on achievement. “It’s very important for a kid to see mom being kind to herself, being moderate, instead of being all or nothing," Julia Bosson, a licensed clinical psychologist in New York City told the Washington Post.