admit when it comes to parenting I strive for perfection. I try very
hard to give my kids the best that I can. I send them to a good school. I
make sure they eat right. Physical activity is also a big part of their
Sometimes I work too hard at becoming the "perfect mom,"
and it backfires. Last night was a prime example of my determination to
do everything right ending up being all wrong.
daughter (age 13) is in softball. She has been begging me to let her
join softball for several years. The first year she asked I was
pregnant and on bed rest so getting her to games was out of the
question. The second year she asked to join we were having financial
difficulties and moved across the country. Last year when she asked
about softball when I looked into signing her up I was too late. This
year I finally made that commitment and for the first time I became a
sports mom. Read