Mom’s Post About Perfectly Imperfect Parenting Goes Viral

November 28, 2016

Kara Lewis Newton isn’t a Pinterest-perfect mom, and she’s totally OK with that. “Chopped celery. That’s what I’m driving to my son’s school today. Why? Because I don’t look in his folder,” the mom of Silas, 11, Lila, 10, and Jack, 6, wrote in a November 21 Facebook post that has since gone viral. “I missed that he needed to bring chopped celery to school today, and I have no idea why he needs it, but he does. So I’m driving it to him praying that he gets it on time.” Kara Lewis Newton with her children, Lila, Jack and Silas. The 35-year-old from Fishers, Indiana, then went on to list some other slipups. “I miss things,” she admitted. “My kids don’t always have clean socks. We ate at Wendy’s last night. I forget to RSVP to parties. We never...

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