The overachieving parent really shines this time of year and it once again becomes apparent just how much of an underachieving parent I have become. Or are we all fake braggy about what we do with our kids?
Pinterest brings it crushing home with eternal collections of whimsical fonts and soft focus close ups of delicious recipes and intricate crafts.
I get that a lot of what we read and write online is aspirational (especially Pinterest) and there’s no way that the majority of people are going to make mason jar snowglobes, but still .. I wonder – do a lot of people really do that?
Because I see that stuff and wonder: when do you have the time? Really, like when do you have the time? And the money? And the time?
Sure, I put up a post last week showing off 30 Star Wars Snowflake Templates you can cut up with your kids, but you know how many I did?
Two. And they were terrible.
So, I’m going to be honest and admit that I am an underachieving parent compared to the rest of the competitive blood sport participants in the Mommy Blogging world.
How? Let me count the ways:
What about you? How’s your under/over achieving Christmas going?!
- 11 Cases of Christmas Fail
- 13 Strange Christmas Traditions From Around The World
- Kids At The Company Christmas Party
- Watch More Than 20 000 Teddy Bears Tossed At A Hockey Game
- Playing Santa Is Not Lying To Your Kids, Keep The Myth Alive
- Twas The Night Before Christmas And Santa Quit Smoking
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