Everyone’s got an opinion about parenting. The most irritating ones are the naive comments made by people who aren’t parents themselves! At the least they are an irritant at their worst they are damaging to our wellbeing. Join me as I rant a little – then offer you some (hopefully) wise words to navigate more peacefully through them.
Here are the highlights:
(2:00) Parenting is one of the hardest things we’ll do
(3:40) Naïve conversations about parenting
(5:30) Gender stereotypes are harmful
(9:43) We have more than 18 summers with our children!
(15:14) Stay connected to what you know is true
(17:55) Give yourself permission to feel emotions
(22:07) Connect with your tribe
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