The definition of hopeful is, “feeling or inspiring optimism about a future event”. Some of the synonyms were positive, optimistic, lighthearted, and cheerful. That is how I want my readers to feel when coming to my blog. I want to inspire you. I want to make you feel positive even when things are difficult with your kids. I want to help you feel confident about your choices, past, present and future. I want to help you take the weight of perfect parenting off your shoulders so you can be a lighthearted cheerful parent. I want you to enjoy the greatest gifts in your life, your children.
My goal is to feature ideas that you can use even at your worst point.
I want to have an activity or craft that you can whip out when you’re tired and cranky and your kids are on your last nerve. When the last thing in the world you feel like doing is spending time with them or being a good parent I want you to be able to find something on Less Than Perfect Parents to occupy them. You’ll feel so confident with your choice to have provided your children with a craft rather than plopped them in front of the television.
I want my dinners to be healthy and easy so when you’ve had a long day and have screaming crying kids you can throw something together for dinner that is simple to make that they like. When the last thing you feel like doing is cooking I want you to be able to come to Less Than Perfect Parents to find an easy recipe to make for your family. You’ll feel so positive about your parenting when you watch them eating a healthy meal rather than fast food.
I want to give you tips and tricks to handle your child’s worst behaviors calmly, when even a saint would lose their temper and scream. You will feel so light-hearted when you resolve a problem with your child without losing your cool.
NOTE: I have had my son watch television while eating fast food after yelling at him so I’m not judging. Honestly, sometimes I think they need all of those things but I try to reduce those choices as much as possible. The more I feel like a good mom the more I enjoy my son which is what’s best for him.
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