Before I was a mom, I was convinced I’d be a cool one. I suppose I had big aspirations to not sweat the small stuff, wear cute outfits and be fun pretty much all of the time. But what I didn’t realize was that some of the small stuff is actually bigger than I thought when it comes to molding tiny humans. And some of the seemingly fun stuff is not all that fun. At this point in my parental journey, I don’t even know what it means to be a “cool mom,” and I’d certainly never attempt to try and be one. It seems far too… problematic. Though my priorities as a parent are constantly evolving as our family does, being laid-back or “cool” will likely never be near the top of my list.
Here are 20 reasons (to name a few) why I’m so not a cool mom:
1. I don’t do different dinners for picky eaters. You are eating what we are having or nothing at all. Really big breakfasts are always an option.
3 thoughts on “20 Reasons I’m Not a Cool Mom”
This list is so great! Funny and true. I’m definitely not a ‘cool mom’ either, and I’m okay with that.
totally… took me a while but i’m just like alright, i lost my edge but there’s more to life!
I loved reading this article, I’m not a cool mum. My kids are past the kid stage into the teenage and beyond, so keep doing what you are doing they will appreciate it. I promise.