Before we go crazy with all the things that need to get done before our heads hit the pillow tonight, maybe it’s time to stop the spinning and make sure we have a few happy habits in place. The kind that will keep us focused on joy in all the crazy.
Of course, I know that parents are the main teachers in a family, but it’s good to let our children hone their teaching skills too. They’ll need them one day at work, in friendships, and even in their own parenting days.
Painful experiences for kids remain with them like a scar only to resurface at a later date. Rather than assume they are fine, there are things we can do in the meantime that can help them process and heal.