7 Mom Fails I Refuse to Feel Guilty About

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No-guilt mom fail: I'm a Valentine's Day slacker
"This will be my fourth year of having a child in elementary school. As Valentine's Day fast approaches, I am completely secure in ... more 
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No-guilt mom fail: I'm a Valentine's Day slacker
"This will be my fourth year of having a child in elementary school. As Valentine's Day fast approaches, I am completely secure in knowing that my girls will not carry in sequin- festooned bags of homemade cookies, nor will they deliver monogrammed pencils for every classmate. They might bring a box of character cards in or they might have still-wet-with-glue construction paper cards. I'm all for a good competition, but if it's for fanciest and most extravagant Valentine's Day goodies, I'm happy to sit it out." - Amanda Magee of The Wink
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I let my kids watch TV for hours on end on Sunday mornings, just so I can do things like actually take a shower without someone banging on the bathroom door. The TV thing is surely not doing much for our children's brains, but I refuse to feel guilty about this. Like many mothers, I have parenting things I feel guilty about, including school trips I can't go on because I'm working or those times when I space out on stuff like buying the poster board my daughter needed for a class project. But there are also plenty of so-called fails that I refuse to feel badly about, too. Check out these 7 mom fails I (and other moms!) refuse to feel guilty about: - By Ellen Seidman



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