Seeing your child for the first time changes you and makes you realize what’s important in life. It overwhelms you with emotion and an amazing sense of selflessness. It naturally makes you seek perfection in raising your child because they’re the most special person on earth. However, as a parent of a toddler, I’ve realized that my daughter doesn’t need the perfect parents. She needs ones that thrive on imperfection. This is why I have come up with 5 reasons why I don’t want to be the perfect parent.