“Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” — Leonard Cohen
This article from Aha parenting explores one of the most common challenges of being a parent how to get it right. When you can begin to accept that parenting is a learning process like any other, it involves making mistakes along the way and using the learning from that to guide you.
I work with a lot of parents who get stuck and worry about the impact of their issues on their children or just don’t know how to manage the different stages that children go through. When parents get back in touch with their own resourcefulness and strengths, it’s one of the best gifts you can give your children because suddenly the clouds part and you can tune in again to your own innate sense of what your children need.