I felt immediate regret. My obvious failure in giving a rational and appropriate response left me feeling defeated. So when that familiar voice whispered, “You’re a terrible mother,” I believed it. I opened the door to mom-guilt and let it rush on in.
Regardless of the cause, rejection leaves a stinging wound.We can’t prevent it, but we can proactively EQUIP our kids to cope with rejection. Rejection Starts Early A normally joyful girl leaves preschool happy then immediately succumbs to tears in the car when asked how her day was. ‘Today the kids were laughing at me, but I WASN’T being […]
My son, you amaze me. This week you broke your arm jumping off a swing. It is thankfully not a bad break, but painful nonetheless. Always the cautious child, I was surprised the first time you showed me your new swing-jumping skill. I was so proud of you for trying something new, and a little riskier than […]
Caring for a newborn and older children is a big job. Every mom can use a little help. Who will you help? A Big Job If you’re a mom of more than one child, you have experienced the challenge of taking care of yourself, a newborn, and your older children. There is nothing quite like […]