As parents, we have no control over what lessons our children will carry forward.
We try with all our might to instill values, provide memories and share wisdom but there is no guarantee any of it sticks.
Seemingly trivial moments may impress as trauma in their bodies.
We are not their barometer. But we are have the opportunity to be home base where they feel safe, protected, heard and seen.
Parenting is a practice of trust.
Trust in ourselves that we are what our children need. And trust in our children that they will be able to journey on with what they carry forward.
A daily practice challenges the person who creates on “inspiration.” We have to mother everyday, and ultimately, it is the daily grind that gives us perspective, clarity and the “high’s” of motherhood. I am exploring if the same happens when I write everyday on the topics that normally light me up – motherhood, self-development, healing and creating. Sign up here to receive those thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.