Lindsay Powers is the mom-friend we all want to have! Fed up with the pressure to meet unattainable levels of perfection and constant mom vs mom criticism, this editor in chief of Yahoo!Parenting launched the #noshameparenting movement (reaching over 170 million grateful parents on social media)! Lindsay just released her new book You Can't F*ck Up Your Kids which offers us a validating pat on the back and absolution from guilt for not being perfect (spoiler alert: there is no perfect).
Her recent, viral article "Advice on raising kids during coronavirus: be "The World's Okayest Mom" was everything I needed to hear right now... and I know I am not the only one.
I am so lucky and excited to be chatting with her live!
If you have ever felt judged as a parent (or judge other parents- shhh we won't tell) then listen in and comment on your biggest takeaways!
Til soon- stay safe. stay well. stay positive.
About The Book
Cribsheet meets The Sh!t No One Tells You in this no-holds-barred, judgment-free parenting guide that sets the record straight on every hot-button parenting topic by longtime journalist and founder of the viral #NoShameParenting movement.
What if you could do more for your kids, by doing a whole lot less?
Parenting today has become a competitive sport, and it seems that everyone is losing. From the very moment that little line turns blue, parents-to-be find themselves in a brave new world where every decision they make is fraught, every action they take is judged, and everything they do seems to be the wrong thing.
Formula feed? Breast is best.
Breastfeed in public? That’s indecent.
Cry it out? You’re causing permanent harm to your child.
Don’t sleep train? Your child will never learn to sleep on his or her own.
Stay home? You’re setting a bad example for your kids.
Go back to work? Don’t you love your kids more than your job?
Lindsay Powers—former editor-in-chief of Yahoo! Parenting, creator of the #NoShameParenting movement, and mom of two—is here to help parents everywhere breathe a collective sigh of relief. This laugh-out-loud funny, accessible, and reassuring book sets the record straight on all of the insane conflicts that parents face—from having a glass of wine while pregnant to sleep training, childcare, feeding, and even sex after baby.