Posts Tagged ‘first time parents’

 

Seeking to be the ‘Perfect Parent’ Not Always Good for New Moms and Dads

Friday, December 9th, 2011

You’ve spent 9 months awaiting the arrival of your first baby, reading every pregnancy and parenting book you can get your hands on. Well versed on how to be a good parent, you hold your baby for the first time and suddenly realize nothing can prepare you for that feeling- or the nervousness of your parenting skills that soon follows.  There is no such thing as ‘perfect’ when it comes to parenting, and a recent study found that striving to be perfect does no good for new mums and dads. (more…)

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