Episode 3, The Myth of the Perfect Mom with Monica Francesca Tobias
The pressure on mothers to do no wrong is real! But is there such a thing as a perfect mom? Monica Francesca Tobias answers with a big “NO” and encourages us parents to accept and grow from the mistakes we’re bound to make in the day-to-day realities of parenting. Factors such as exposure to social media may lead us to believe that perfection is a standard we must constantly reach for - even in the realm of parenting. But in this podcast, Monica, JC and Gelli discuss how parents are still human beings who are likely to get stressed out, overwhelmed, and be less than 100% just like anyone else. Hear what this modern mom has to say on accepting one’s shortcomings, learning how to grow as your children grow, and the importance of checking in on yourself to fully realize your own pace and goals as a parent.
When a Child Refuses to Brush their Teeth: Ways to get them brushing
Do you ever feel like your nightly routine is a struggle, defined by begging, pleading, and bribing your little ones to brush their teeth? For most parents, getting kids to brush their teeth can be like pulling teeth. Or, in other words, near-impossible. But luckily, parents whose kiddos have gone on strike from this healthy habit can rejoice: the experts say there are real reasons that kids hate brushing their teeth. We’ve also rounded up some tips on how to get your kids excited about the task.
Parenting... Is Your Marriage Ready?
Parenthood hastens marital decline - years of studies suggest this phenomenon. Even relatively happy and satisfied couples who consciously bring themselves into this transition experience a period of stressful and sometimes maladaptive change. Thus, it is crucial that you plan for this possibility and build resilience in your marriage before you start fantasizing being called “mommy” or “daddy.
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