TPJ 32: How to Choose Progress Over Perfection in Parenting
With all the great information and examples of parenting the way you desire to out there, do you ever feel like you constantly fall short? Like you’re failing as a parent and just not measuring up?
You’ve heard it before, “comparison is the thief of joy.” But, in this information at our fingertips world we are living in, it can be difficult to not fall into the trap of comparing.
We can also get discouraged even when we don’t compare ourselves to others but to some ideal version of ourselves that we constantly fail to be. It can feel like a mountain towering over you with SO many areas to work on, and no one is immune (myself included).
In this episode, I’ll share the cause of this distress and 3 things to help you overcome it...here’s what you’ll hear:
[4:22] Information overload 📚
[7:43] Check your expectations
[10:30] Breathe with me (bookmark this for later if you’re driving or want to keep coming back for more! 🧘♀️)
[12:38] #1 - What to do if you MUST Compare
[15:50] #2 - What we can learn from Warren Buffett
[19:49] #3 - 🎶Celebrate good times, come on! 🎶
You can do this, you ARE doing this, treat yourself with compassion and celebrate your wins!
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Show Notes: https://www.theparentingjunkie.com/32