There Isn’t Perfection in Motherhood

There isn’t perfection in motherhood. I am good enough in motherhood just as I am, with flaws and mistakes.Perfection in motherhood coffee mom

Before becoming a mom I was addicted to the pursuit of perfection and equally addicted to the praise. I’ve been driven by being a hard worker, trying not to make any mistakes, I bounce balls continuously, and multi-tasking is my middle name. Chasing perfection feels like what I’m supposed to do because it’s what I’ve always done. Motherhood showed me this pursuit had to end, it couldn’t go on if I was going to be a good mom. There isn’t perfection in motherhood.

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Minnesota State Fair Food and Drinks 2017

It’s the night before the Minnesota State Fair, my kids are asleep, I’m pouring over web pages and brochures about the fair, and eating mini Nilla wafers and making them into sandwiches with Nutella spread in between, washing it down with a tasty craft beer. Friends, we call this “pre-gaming.” I’m thinking about how tomorrow … Continue reading

State Fair Cookies

Chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside, these State Fair Cookies are my homemade recipe for the Sweet Martha’s Minnesota State Fair cookie favorite! If I had to pick my two favorite things about Minnesota, it would be our amazing summers and the Minnesota State Fair. The state fair here is at the … Continue reading