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Our Best Mom Fails

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At first, “best” mom fails may seem like a contradiction. “Mom fails” are something we as moms could have done better at, but, thankfully, nobody ended up badly hurt. I mean we can’t be at the top of our game 100% of the time, right?

I think it’s important to not share only our successes. Besides being potentially funny or providing lessons we can learn from, failures can reassure us that we aren’t alone in our parenting imperfections. So a few of the writers from the Oklahoma City Moms Blog team agreed to share our best mom fails. I’ll start.

Hi my name is Lacey, and my best mom fails are:

This is my latest piece on the Oklahoma City Moms Blog. Read the rest by clicking here.

24 thoughts on “Our Best Mom Fails

    1. So true. I think since we are pretty much the first generation parenting in the social media age it can get tricky trying to attain the appearance of perfection.

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  1. Lol! I loved Signing Time when my boys were little. Fortunately, I somehow managed to pick up most of whatever they had learned. Although, after reading your post, I’m starting to question that… 😛

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      1. Hi Rhonda! Happy Monday . . .er I mean Tuesday. Did you have a good holiday weekend?

        We meet up a few times a year, but most everything we do is online.

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  2. So, I’m a mom of 3 and of course have had my fair share of “mom fails” lol but one I just recently had that I felt so horrible about was when my husband left for training out of state for the first time since our youngest was born… he woke up the first morning that dad was gone (in our bed of course) and thinking he had fallen back asleep, I myself drifted back off only to wake up to a THUMP and my 10 month old crying on the floor…. big mom fail!

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  3. Hi Lacey,
    So reassuring that theres other like me sometimes fail. This is part of the reason why i created a blog in the first place. Im a teen mom and i want to let young moms know that they stand alone. Im 22 with 2 kids; a daughter (4 yrs old) and a son (3 months old) and i find myself still failing but i also learn things along the way. I thought by the 2nd one id be a expert but turns out im not. But its ok. Cause thats what life is about… Learning and teaching. Sticking together cause parenting is not always easy.
    -Jossie

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      1. I think the main thing is just steady and quality content. You don’t have to post everyday, but try to stick so some sort of schedule, once a week, twice a week, every Friday, whatever. I’ve read that advice over and over. It’s helped me.

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