Tag: Parenting and Imperfection Series

  • On Releasing the Way Things Should Be: A Parenting and Imperfection Post by Stephanie Gates

    Greg and I are still on the river, assuming, of course, we haven’t met our untimely demise or murdered each other over our tent erection differences. You can pray for us. In the meantime, I’m thrilled to introduce you to Stephanie Gates, blogger behind A Wide Mercy, who’s sharing this space for the first time.…

  • On Honoring Our Inconvenient Passions: A Parenting and Imperfection Post by Mary Beth Danielson

    I’m leaving this morning to go on a 3-day paddling trip with my husband, my dad, and friends, several of whom I haven’t met yet. At some point in the last 6 months, Greg and I thought this would be a GREAT way to celebrate our 19th wedding anniversary, despite the fact that we’ll have…

  • Dadsaster’s 10 Things New Dads Need to Know

    Welcome to our guest post series on Parenting and Imperfection. Today, I’m thrilled to welcome Mark Staufer and Bryan Erwin, the hilarious and honest dads behind the weekly tell-it-like-it-is Dadsaster podcasts, to this space. Every week, Dadsaster brings together some pretty remarkable people like The Bloggess, The Honest Toddler, Jim Gaffigan, Frank Caliendo and many, many more to discuss a…

  • Parenting for the Win

    I’ve been parenting for the win a lot lately, and I just thought I’d share a couple things I’m doing exceptionally well so you can follow my example and better your parenting, too. First, I accused my teenager of acting like a 5-year-old because she didn’t want to come out of her room for, you…