Imperfect Moms Everywhere: This One's for You!

You may just see your shortcomings as a mom, but that's not how your kids look at it

You might want to grab some tissues before this watching this one.

We moms are so hard on ourselves, always zeroing in on all we’re doing wrong in raising our kids and rarely acknowledging the moments when we nail it. After all, the stakes feel pretty high when you’re molding another human being. And with no performance review to reassure you you’re an A+ mommy, it’s easy to assume you’re totally screwing it up.

When the moms in this video from Elevation Church (via Upworthy and currently making the rounds again on Facebook) are asked about what kind of mothers they are, they talk about their shortcomings -- how they’re not patient and present and calm and confident enough as parents. But then their kids are asked the same, and what they have to say will totally help put it all in perspective.

Remember, if you look at your kids and think they’re awesome, also remember that someone helped make them that way.



A New Perspective For Moms from Elevation Church on Vimeo.

Mom of two Sasha Emmons is a writer and editor. Follow her on Twitter and Google+.

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