10 Truths I Learned in 3 Years of Imperfect Parenting

Alison Lee

There are inevitable truths in parenting – the good (you will be joyful), the bad (you will feel guilty), and yes, the ugly (you will get angry).

These 10 are my truths, in three years of imperfect parenting.

I have no doubt there will be many more coming my way (like, you will get eye-rolled)!


Alison Lee is the co-editor of Multiples Illuminated, an anthology about twins, triplets and more, a writer, and publisher. A former PR and marketing professional, she is the owner of Little Love Media, specializing in blog book tours. Alison’s writing has been featured in Mamalode, On Parenting at The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Everyday Family, Scary Mommy, and Club Mid. She is one of 35 essayists in the anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends (Fall, 2014), and has an essay in another, So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood (Spring, 2016). She is also an editor at BonBon Break. Alison lives in Malaysia with her husband and four children (two boys and boy/ girl twins).