The last piece of encouragement weaves into this one. When you’re meeting regularly and intentionally as a family you’ll be aware of transitions and achievements in your children’s lives. You’ll be ready to celebrate!
We all experience the grief of time passing quickly and opportunities lost in the kerfuffle of family living. Try these two simple yet powerful ways to save you from the grief of lost time.
Keep this question on the tip of your tongue to use when you see your child struggling: “What do you need from me – to just listen, to give you space or to offer ideas?” Then honor their request.
Because summer is an ideal time to try new things, why not turn things upside down and reap a fresh perspective on your wonderful family life? These are some ideas to get you thinking.
Thank you for humbling me by picking up a wrench to build an engine when I felt more comfortable with you staying inside to play with hot wheels. Maybe in another few years I’ll finally get the hang of this parenting thing and stay out of your way while you soar past me.