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A Perfectionist Takes on Imperfect Parenting

As far back as I can remember, I have been a perfectionist.  Great things have come from this trait (good grades! scholarships! accolades!), but perfectionism is painfully limiting as well.  Let me let you in on a little secret…perfectionists aren’t good at everything (who is?) – they simply limit themselves to the things they are

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Building Self-Efficacy

Alternative Title: Why I ran a race I knew I’d lose. I’ve got some serious perfectionistic tendencies when it comes to motherhood. In my head I’m some kind of modern-day working June Cleaver. Nutritious meals cooked daily, family time chock full of wholesome activities, and parties worth re-pinning. Some of that does actually happen…but so

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