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Mistakes Even Good Parents Make

7 Common Parenting Mistakes Even Good Parents Make

Living vicariously through their children.

Before your kiddos are actually born, new moms usually make tons of promises to themselves that they, ahem, end up breaking almost instantly. Because let's be honest: there's no how-to manual when it comes to being a good mom or dad. And while it's safe to assume no parent in the entire universe is always perfect, sometimes we lay awake at night and overthink some of our biggest parenting blunders, wondering what we could have done differently.

Thankfully, you're not the first — or the last — person to have a hiccup in the parenting department now and again. It seriously happens to the best of us. Scroll through to see some of the most common mistakes all good parents make — and try not to sweat them!

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