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Elisabeth Wilkins

Elisabeth Wilkins was the editor of Empowering Parents and the mother of an 10-year-old son. Her work has appeared in national and international publications, including Mothering, Motherhood (Singapore), Hausfrau, The Bad Mother Chronicles, and The Japan Times. Elisabeth holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine.

Letting Go of Perfect to Become a Good Enough Mom

As moms, we’re often told what we should be doing. If you believe the hype, we should be kind, loving, consistent, fun, smart, and strong, and never yell or lose our cool—all while cooking delicious meals, keeping our houses spotless, and bringing home the bacon. (If I’m lucky, I can hit one of these goals on a... Read more »

EP Round-up: Top Blog Posts of 2013!

Here it is, your round-up of our top EP posts of 2013! This year, our bloggers talked about everything from adult children to mom guilt, defiance to grocery store showdowns -- and they didn't hold back. For our Top 10 list, we chose the posts that were viewed most by you, dear readers. Thank you for visiting Empowering Parents and... Read more »