Home Archives Resolutions for the Not-So-Perfect ParentBlack Hills Parent Magazine·April 7, 2014ArchivesArticlesYou & Me Forgive myself when I fail. Ask for forgiveness when I mess up. Seek out support from other moms or dads on hard days. Let go of the guilt I feel. Take time to run or quilt or whatever activity works for me to re-group when the parenting strain takes over. Remember that my kids love me; even on days I’m a not-so-perfect parent.