Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Perfect Mom? Ha! - NO MORE!

Ok... who am I kidding?  I have NEVER been a PERFECT Mom.  In fact, none of us ever have been and/or ever will be able to garner that title.  Even still, we often succumb to this impeccable need to obtain this unattainable echelon of Mommydom.  We expect the minutes of our daily grind to yield Pinterest worthy projects, Facebook statuses boasting our children's unrivaled greatness and achievements, and tweets that generate a multitude of retweets touting our vast parenting wisdom.  Wow - what a warped sense of reality.  If we are honest, I think we could admit that there are days when we're just trying to maintain, stay-a-float, not scar our children for life, feed and clothe everyone, and if there is a moment left maybe take a shower :-)

No More Perfect Moms

Ladies, let's make 2013 the "No More Perfect Moms" year.  Inevitably, we're not going to get everything just right all the time, and whether or not they will ever admit it, the Super Mommas we so often compare ourselves to have their daily struggles and failures too.  (For some reason, they just aren't as blog worthy or photographically appealing... go figure!)  Say it again with me... There are No Perfect Moms!  Oh my, there is such freedom in knowing and embracing that fact. 


I'm thrilled to be a member of the launch team for Jill Savage's latest book, No More Perfect Moms.  A perk - I'm already reading the book :-)  It is my hope that you will do the same.  When it comes to Godly motherhood, I must say that Jill is a transparent, honest, mentor.  She does not write from a place of judgement but from a been-there-done-that-in-the-trenches understanding.  Her words are a great source of encouragement yet still challenging and thought provoking. 

If you find yourself stressed, overwhelmed, anxious, and tired from trying to be June Cleaver, Martha Stewart, The Pioneer Woman, etc. all wrapped up in one, I'd highly recommend you take a breather (actually a reality check!)  Consider joining me and many others by doing the following...

1.  Sign up for the "No More Perfect Moms" 31-Day Email Challenge.  Seriously, who couldn't use a month of daily encouragement?  This is a great way to set the stage before you read the book in February.

2.  Mark February 4th-9th on your calendar! This is the time to buy the book.  Why?  Good question...  Hearts at Home and Moody Publishers will be offer additional bonus materials worth more than $100 if you order/buy the book in that time frame.  Read more and sign-up for a reminder of the book release date

3. Be sure and visit the "No More Perfect Moms" websiteTake a gander and poke around a bit.  You can learn more about the book, Jill, Hearts at Home, etc.  Coming soon there will be video curriculum and leader's guide resources to accompany the book. 

1 comment:

Renata said...

Hi Angela
I found your blog through the review crew & I am your newest follower :)
This book sounds excellent! I have always appreciated Jill's books. I am heading over now to sign up for the 31 days.
God bless
One imperfect Mum ~ Renata:)