I believe every parent (and probably even all adults) have stated, “It’s just kids being kids,” often to explain bratty or irritating behavior.
When I became a divorced entrepreneur dad (D.E.D.), I had no idea how much I would grow as a parent, a business leader, and a person.
This one is for the divorced entrepreneur dads.
Self-talk can destroy us or can lift us to new heights.
I used to pat myself on the back, believing I was juggling everything and making my kids feel like a priority. A wake up call showed me how wrong I was.
Building up our children is not always easy. We see their problems as often insignificant when we’re facing a mountain of stress in our own life.
I’m sure most people have heard of the KISS Method (Keep It Simple Stupid), which is a philosophy that I embrace whenever possible.
You don’t have to face it alone. And Divorced Entrepreneurial Dads (D.E.D) face unique challenges.
When I notice my children are struggling with something emotionally, I try and get them to change their state of mind with a focus on being grateful.
I didn’t miss my marriage, but the overwhelming sense of failure, guilt over splitting up my family, the fear of being alone again, doubts about my parenting skills, etc. led to my depressive state.