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Do You Feel Mom Guilt?

Do You Feel Mom Guilt?

Feelings of guilt are so incredibly common in parenting. 

For moms, of course, but also dads… and grandparents, caregivers…  

I listed ⬆️ some of the top reasons I hear from parents on why they feel guilty. And, some of the reasons I myself have felt guilt as a mom. 

Any sound familiar? ❤️ 

So, what do you do with your guilt when you feel it?  

➡️ Start by acknowledging it (instead of avoiding it) “Hmm... I’m feeling really guilty right now…”  

➡️ Try to identify and understand what has triggered your feelings.  

➡️ Do your best to have a broad and balanced perspective.  

✅ Can’t always do it all… and that’s ok. (And you don’t have to) 

✅ Can’t be there for everything… and that’s ok.  

✅ Can’t be calm 100% of the time… that’s ok, you’re working on it… and you can model accountability and repair / reconnect with your child.  

✅ Can’t always know the “right” thing to do or say in the moment… that’s ok, you can always revisit any moment with your child. 

✅ Can’t expect perfection from your child... they’re learning, growing and that involves a lot of trial-and-error.
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❤️ And always remember to pause and give yourself credit for what you ARE doing... it’s a lot. ❤️
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Do you experience feelings of guilt as a parent?

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