It seems like in the age of social media, the pressures to be the perfect parent are even heavier, and the help to achieve said perfection is more scarce.
Everywhere you click, there are articles about how you’re messing up your baby, reasons why you are a terrible person for not using cloth diapers, pressures to go to 100% organic and home-made food, guilt-trips to make you feel like you have to be a stay at home parent and home school your child if you want them to have any chance for success in life. It’s exhausting, and frankly, impossible to be the do-it-all parent.
I don’t use cloth diapers. Shame on me.
I feed my baby formula instead of breastmilk. How dare I?
I send my son to daycare so my husband and I can work full time. We’re so neglectful!Continue reading “Breaking Free of Mommy Guilt”