Your impatience and anger are your responsibility.
The idea in your head is likely to be a blend of what the healthy version of masculinity, and the traditional, let’s call it ‘real man’, unhealthy one.
Three buckets of boring, but essential things to get sorted before a birth turns you into family.
We compare our kids and our parenting to others.
We’re deluded about how the world works, and often fall into the trap of believing simple, narrow stories.
This is a question that many of us wrestle with, which to be, or can you be both?
Maybe we’ll have it all figured out by the time we’re grandparents. Maybe.
Do you remember the summer holidays as a kid?
What can you do if you want to help your kids be more creative, so they have a solid foundation on which to build a fulfilling life?
Repetition, new ways to practice and patience though are some of the fundamentals of learning anything.
What don’t I want to regret today?
Why they’re curious in the first place is still a mystery though.
None of us want to raise a narcissistic, violent child. I think we’d all say that was failure, but how do we avoid it?
What’s deemed ‘normal’ in society has a massive influence on us.
Then the tantrum happened. And I did not react well.
Research shows that affirmations only produce positive effects in people with high self-esteem. For people with low self-esteem, they can feel worse.