Allow Yourself To Fail

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by Dionna Sanchez

Emphasis on Moms

Allow yourself to fail. Those are tough words for moms to swallow. We don't want to fail. We expect ourselves to be perfect. The perfect wife, mom and woman. We strive to keep our homes in perfect order, be on all the important "mom" committees and have our children involved in everything they express an interest in. And we are frazzled.

Moms, no one is perfect. No one! Those celebrity moms you epitomize; they have a lot of help. Trainers to help them get pregnancy weight off. Nannies to help take care of the children so they can have dates with their husbands. And do you think they pull weeds in their own yards?

Nobody is perfect. So don't hold yourself to a higher standard that is impossible to meet. Allow yourself the freedom to make mistakes and fail at things along the way. Give yourself permission to need help, to ASK for help!

You will gain so much more than stressing yourself out by expecting perfection. And your family will be able to relax more and truly enjoy things better along the way.

Dionna Sanchez loves the daily reminders her children give her to invest her love and time into what really matters... them. Visit her website at

Credits: Dionna Sanchez

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