I see this opportunity as a gift, not as a burden, I’m the Bride shirt is human and how she might self-sooth in the future when finds herself unraveling. I’ve apologized for being so impatient and critical. Hindsight is easy as is condemnation. Give yourself a break. You are doing your best. My older daughter Natalie always jumped into action trying to fix because I was not communicating well. When sharing our struggles with either small daily problems, heavy current issues, or struggles of the past it is important to consider our delivery and tone as much as the words we say. They grow up with issues, but who doesn’t. Let them know that you love them no matter what and that you make mistakes.
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This does not mean we can’t show emotion. I’m the Bride shirt when I told my children we were moving away from family and friends. But in the same breath I told them I was sad, I said: I believe there is a reason we are going to this new place, and we were going to be fine because we have each other. This is key in building a unifying family narrative: emphasizing that you stick together through thick and thin. Parents are often led to believe we have to be strong that we must portray ourselves as invincible. But the truth is, the more human we are, the more it will help our children rise. Instead, shift your focus.