When you are in the situation it can often feel easier to avoid it and try to push it away. I invite you to try a new approach and not give up. Find here 9 ways to approach the subject.
It’s really important that we as parents take a holistic approach when addressing these issues. We have to look at how we are being affected, the impact that us being affected can have on our kids, and how are kids are being affected.
Doing our inner work first makes a difference in the way we connect with our kids as well as influencing the way we think and talk to them about identity. By taking time for self-reflection as parents, we are able to move closer to creating the life we want for our kids.
In order for us to help our children feel confident in their identity we need to understand and be comfortable in ours. Here are some thoughts for us to consider…