On parenting through divorce & the sharing element
How our kids feel about themselves has a direct impact on how they relate to others and navigate their world. By focusing on just four key practices, we can build up our child’s self-esteem and prepare them for success in life for years to come.
This week’s letter is from a parent struggling with her child’s transition from childhood to adulthood. Raising kids is hard, holy work. Lots of parents love their kids, but love is not enough. In order to be a great parent, you must be willing to do difficult things to help your children grow. Read on for more!
Holidays and boundaries usually don’t mix (without a good deal of effort). This week, we hear from a mama who wants to make the holidays less about stress and more about peace and belonging.
How do we make peace with our past mistakes? What does the process of self-forgiveness look like? It requires effort and work, but I can’t think of anything more important. With the peace that accompanies self-forgiveness comes the ability to grow and live a full life.
Should I stay or should I go?
This week, we hear from a reader whose friend is being abused. She asks, “Is there anything I can do to help her get away from this terrible man while also protecting myself?”