It’s just about vacation time for many families. Here’s a little story that I hope will help you better enjoy this year’s family time.
I’m sure you’re a great parent. And you absolutely love your kid.
But have you noticed — especially as he gets older — that even with your awesomeness, and the incredible amount of love you have for him, that it can be super-challenging to maintain a close and respectful relationship when a conflict emerges between you?
Every attempt to control the situation — and your kid — ends in total frustration.
Y’know, very few of us have had any real training in relationship skills, especially for parenting.
When he was little, it seemed like parenting effectively was second-nature. Or at the very least, it was easier then than it is now.
Doesn’t it feel awesome when someone acknowledges and appreciates you for who you really are?
When you can be your natural — uncensored — true self?
Without fitting into anyone’s “mold” or expectations? Continue reading