Thursday, October 20, 2011
The Perfect Mom
I was going to be one of those perfect moms...
My child was going to always eat a well balanced meal...my son ate popcorn for dinner last night.
I was never going to be a hypocrite...after months of telling my son not to bite, I bit his finger after he stuck it in my mouth for the umpteenth time.
Temper tantrums were never going to get the best of me...sometimes you'll do anything for a little peace and quiet.
My child would not need to be driven around in a car seat, placed on a clothes dryer, or any other odd thing to get him to fall asleep...now I'll do whatever it takes.
I was going to wean my child of thumb sucking by the time he was 6 months...now I encourage it during nap time.
My child was not going to be whiny...and then I found out that whining is what they excel at between the age of 2 and 3 (or 18?).
Yes, I was going to be one of those perfect moms...and then I became a mom.