Five Questions with 'Stretch Marks' Author Amber Trueblood

Five Parenting Questions with ‘Stretch Marks’ Author Amber Trueblood

Stretch Marks author Amber Trueblood has been providing expert advice to the Mamas Uncut community since last year. She has written about dealing with toddler tantrums, behavioral problems at school, and more.

Mamas Uncut asked sent five questions to Amber Trueblood, one of our expert contributors, and asked her to answer them honestly. We hope her responses inspire other moms and also provide them with some information about how they can improve their own lives and lives of their families.

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And without further hesitation, let’s get to the interview!

Five Parenting Questions with 'Stretch Marks' Author Amber Trueblood
Credit: Amber Trueblood

Funniest or most embarrassing parenting moment?

I have four sons and a husband who all skateboard fairly well. One day, I was jogging (slowly) alongside them on a sidewalk in Washington DC. I clipped my foot on the sidewalk and went flying face-first to the ground. Luckily, I didn’t hurt anything other than my ego. I walk now.

What’s your parenting moto?

My job is to guide and teach these little humans to be kind, compassionate, creative, and contributing members of society.

Five Parenting Questions with 'Stretch Marks' Author Amber Trueblood
Credit: Amber Trueblood

What would you tell your 13-year-old self?

You’re going to make mistakes, you’re not perfect and that’s ok. The best you can do is learn what you can from every experience, don’t give up, and be kind to yourself along the way.

What is your go-to favorite product?

Does Instacart count as a product… I order most of my groceries online now and it saves me a TON of time, frustration, and irritation.

Five Parenting Questions with 'Stretch Marks' Author Amber Trueblood
Credit: Amber Trueblood

How do you incorporate self-care into your day?

I’ve found a quick morning and nighttime meditation helps me sleep better, remain more patient throughout the day, and allows me to remember what’s most important to me (instead of getting easily swept away in whatever chaos might surround me that day).

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