We parents are an emotional, neurotic mess, aren’t we? Sure, some of us are better at hiding it than others, but push the right button or confront the right issue, and every one of us comes to a point when we feel . . . helpless. clueless. lost.
We thought we knew so much. But there comes a point when we’re not quite sure how to navigate as parents. We know we’re not perfect, just ask our kids. So why do we expect our kids to be perfect?
As a parent, you know you’re not perfect. You’re aware of where you fall short. But the reality is your kids aren’t either. Let them be human. Let them be in process. Guide them. Direct them. Instruct them. But also realize that sometimes they will act their age, and show their humanity . . .
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