New Mom + Parenting Magazine Subscription = Monthly Mom Crisis.
When I was that fresh, idealistic young mom with that first chubby cheeked babe, I had big, big plans to get it all right.
Every month that magazine arrived. I scanned it for creative ideas, ripped out yummy recipes, and dog-eared pages with fun activities.
Then I grumped around the house for a day or two.
I cried occasionally.
Because, according to the magazine, good moms don’t ever serve their kids macaroni and cheese. If said mac and cheese happens to be from a box, good gracious, you are one of “THOSE” moms. You know—-the Bad Moms.
Also, Good Moms have Good Kids who always choose the steamed vegetables and rice pilaf when dining out. These perfect children never order the pizza and chicken fingers on the menu.
Limit screen time. Join play groups. Teach kids to share. Teach them…
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