Less Than Perfect Parents is a popular mom blog that offers realistic ways to be a great parent without the pressure of trying to be perfect. We’re so excited to share our easy recipes and nutritional tips, simple children’s crafts and activities, as well as fashion and fun!
Less Than Perfect Parents is a cheat sheet so that you can make healthy meals, stay organized, keep your kids active and busy, and be the best parent you can without running yourself into the ground. All of our ideas are EASY so that you can accomplish them, keep your family happy, feel like a good parent, and still have a little time left over for yourself! Sound impossible? Stop by every Monday and Friday at 8:00 a.m. to find out how!
Ways to Connect
We also want to create a community of parents to support one another while we all try to manage the hardest career out there-being a parent! Below are some ways to stay connected!
We have a great group of parents on Facebook which can lead to fun conversations. Twitter is where we like to tweet about parenting as well as host Twitter parties. Our best pictures are shared on Pintrest and we also love repinning other people’s recipes and crafts. Google Plus is our last community where we connect with our parents followers as well a businesses we serve.
Speaking of Twitter Parties…
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Meet the Less Than Perfect Parents Team
Less Than Perfect Parents is written by writers from several popular mom blogs. Learn more about them below:
Founder and President
Tracy Gibb is a mother and former preschool teacher who loves to share all of the little tricks she has learned in her home and classroom so that you can remain in control and keep everyone busy and happy.
Tracy has her bachelor’s degree in business and technology from the University of Connecticut. She has an extensive marketing and management background. If you are a business looking to promote your brand she has the experience to design and implement a promotion that will give you the best advertising for your money. If you already have ideas on how you would like to promote your company and/or product she is also happy to hear your ideas and discuss how to incorporate them successfully on Less Than Perfect Parents. You can contact her with your pitch at email@example.com or follow her on twitter.
Child Psychology Writer
Dr. Polly Dunn is a licensed psychologist, specializing in child clinical psychology. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Auburn University and completed her internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Psychology Training Consortium. Since 1999, Dr. Dunn has served as the Director of the Auburn University Psychological Services Center (AUPSC). Dr. Dunn is also a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association of Psychology Training Clinics.
In addition to her work at Auburn University, Dr. Dunn is a wife and mom of four kids ranging in age from 4 to 14. Dr. Dunn’s blog www.ChildPsychMom.com provides practical and user friendly parenting advice from her shared experiences as a wife, mom, and child psychologist. She knows like you do that textbook parenting techniques are often hard to apply in real life, making her ‘Perfectly Imperfect’ parenting solutions a hit with moms (and dads) that enjoy the latest expert recommendations combined with experience from the trenches. Dr. Dunn has also written for numerous websites and magazines and serves as an expert contributor for Education.com and Sharecare.com. You can also follow Dr. Dunn on her facebook page or twitter!
Kim Corrigan-Oliver is a practicing Certified Nutritional Practitioner, graduating from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition with First Class Honours. She is proud to be a professional member of the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants earning the designations of Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner and Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner.
Kim’s practice Your Green Baby is a place for mom, baby and toddler. We assist you with preconception care, pregnancy nutritional needs, pregnancy issues and postnatal care. Our pediatric nutrition services will help guide you to optimize your baby’s health and wellness, setting them up for good health and well being later in life.
Kim has appeared on Rogers Daytime, is a regular contributor to Lakeridge Kids Magazine and writes for blogs in Canada, US and UK. She is currently writing a book, Raising Happy Healthy Babies. Kim is dedicated to inspiring and motivating moms to make informed decisions regarding their child’s health and wellness through one-on-one consultations, workshops and cooking classes. Kim is a first time mom with a passion for health, wellness, real food and cooking. She is happy to combine these passions to help moms and dads raise happy healthy babies. You can also follow her on twitter.
Sports Parenting Writer
Janis B. Meredith is a sports mom, freelance writer, blogger, and certified parent life coach. Janis was brought up in a family that loved sports and married a man who coached for 28 years. Her three kids (now 24, 21, and 19) have played sports from age 4 through college, with her oldest daughter playing 4 years of college softball, and the other two currently playing college volleyball and football. You can follow her on twitter and on Facebook.
Cassandra Sweet is the “Less Than Perfect Parents” fashion writer. Cassandra has always loved fashion and followed her passion to college. She received a TMD (texile, merchandising, design, and fashion) and business marketing degree from the University of Rhode Island. Now she is the mother of her own 3-year-old fashionista daughter as well as an adorable toddler son. Cassandra will be posting the latest fashion tips and trends on the first Friday of every month. Stop by then to find the latest fashions for parents! You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.