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Tired of attempting to hide your imperfect parenting or imperfect children? You've come to the right place. Welcome to Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid, the website designed for parents of average, special, or different kids. Pour yourself a virtual drink, put your feet up, and relax. You can learn about upcoming events, participate in imperfect contests, shop for imperfect Shut Up merchandise, or simply procrastinate from household chores (works for us). Be sure to visit often and to tell all your friends and loved ones to join our imperfect family. Just remember . . . life is a whole lot more interesting when you’re living on the imperfect side.
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Shut Up Blog Posts

Xanadu...No, more like Xanex by Jackie Penrod Cunningham
We have a very special treat today. A guest blog from one of our dear friends, Jackie Penrod... Read More

Five Small Steps for Imperfect Womankind
The little things. If there's one important thing I've learned during my vast experience parenting... Read More


Meet the poster sisters of imperfection

gina and patty with Barry ManilowIn addition to sharing the same sense of humor, cramped childhood bedroom, and the habit of talking about themselves in the third person, Gina Gallagher and Patricia Konjoian are sisters and among the growing number of parents raising children with disabilities. Gina’s daughter, Katie, has Asperger’s syndrome and Patty’s daughter Jennifer has bipolar disorder.
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Imperfect Speaking

Looking for a keynote speaker for your event? Patty and Gina speak at a full range of events, including conferences, public and private schools, colleges, corporations, and any other place that will get them out of the house. Click here for more information on our workshops then call 978-857-4566 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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