Don’t we want our kids to do the best job they can do? We want them to approach each new activity with enthusiasm and some tenacity to stick with it when the job gets tough. Whether it’s crawling after a ball, or digging a hole in the sand, or going to school and cooperating. But to just do the best job they can do.
Then why do we have such a hard time living by that motto with ourselves when it comes to our job as parents? Why is it that we are so quick to blame ourselves for our mistakes and/or kid’s imperfections?
I think this article may be a bit premature for some of you readers…and it’s really from the perspective of a mom whose kids are grown. But read it - it will give you an interesting insight into your parents, and yourself as both a child and a parent.