Parents always get obsessed with perfectionism when raising their kids. Everything has to be done exactly right, otherwise they’re considered bad parents.
However, it’s important for parents to realise that they will inevitably stumble now and then. Everybody does. And guess what?
As long as everything is done with love, children won’t be emotionally scarred the rest of their lives. They’ll still turn out OK.
So as Marie says in her article, parents won’t be perfect, but they’ll be perfect enough.
Psych Central doesn’t seem to have a comments section, so feel free to discuss the topic below. For starters, can you suggest any other “Myths Of Perfect Parenting”?