Feb. 7, 2023

Forgiving Our Mistakes As Moms

Forgiving Our Mistakes As Moms

Love punishing yourself for even the teensiest mom mistakes? Here's how to work through parenting mistakes big and small, let go of the accompanying guilt, and model healthy self-compassion for your kids.

It's easy to blame and shame ourselves when we make parenting mistakes, no matter how big or how small, especially as moms. Here's how to break the blame/shame/guilt cycle for yourself and how to model self-forgiveness for your kids.

Molly and Blaire discuss:

  • Santa's naughty kid hotline
  • How to sincerely apologize
  • What our childhood patterns around mistake-making can teach us

How you treat yourself after your own mistakes becomes how your kid treats himself when he makes mistakes. And showing honesty and compassion to yourself in front of your kid when you make a mistake can actually build a stronger bond with your child.

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