Jul 30, 2019
You probably got very excited when you discovered that Hand in Hand
Parenting had five tools that could rescue you when parenting
got sticky (or downright dirty).
It was the exact result you wanted Google to deliver. It
may even have been how you found our podcast.
You needed answers.
Here they were.
Even better. These five tools were kind
parenting tools. They meant you could stop feeling like a
demon mother ready to explode the moment your child said no, got
sassy, or gave you a kick in the shins.
Which is often, by the way.
With new and ever rosier visions of running together with your
kid through green and blooming fields (or, maybe the park, or the
mall if you are city dwellers like us) you couldn't wait to stop
yelling and start connecting. To start forging beautiful,
So why do you still feel like you are messing it all
Your Parenting Fails are A-OK
Why do you still feel yourself sliding into
Why are you tearful, or fearful, or just too plain exhausted to
dig deep into the tools? (All you want to dig deep into is the
Because, dear mama, if you set out to master
motherhood you are chasing an impossible dream.
We've been there too!
Let us tell you something - we tell other parents how to parent
and we still mess up.
Yes, our stories are littered with so-called parenting
Getting Real on our Parenting Fails
This week we're celebrating 500,000 downloads (break out the
ice-cream cake and some Pinot) by getting real about our parenting
- What stretches our patience to the max?
- The moments we lose it (and what happens afterward)
- And how the rockiest parts of our parenting journey have lead
us to some surprising new destinations
See, we're learning (always learning!) that these "parenting
fails" are not fails at all. (In fact, after this episode we vow to
NEVER call these diversions that at all!).
Join us this week as we dish the dirt on our mothering mishaps
and mayhem and share some shinier thinking on how it all fits
together in the end.
This is for you if you ever felt like you failed at
motherhood - because you just never ever deserve to feel
Listen now to How to Master Motherhood (and other
parenting lies) now
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