To raise children — and later adults — who aren’t paralyzed by fear, model actions that teach them how to punch fear directly in the face.
I wonder what really is out there to go back to? What “normal” could possibly be worth the risk right now and for the foreseeable future?
I see a lot of folks mired in fear because we see so much to be afraid of. But even the darkest of times, some light manages to seep through.
The line parents walk when talking honestly of life and death to their children is tricky. We must protect them but not make them fearful of everything.
Guys really do talk about their thoughts and feelings all the time. Just because it’s not emotive doesn’t mean it’s not happening.
Some days I don’t want go driving or even get in that car. I’m so apprehensive about road hazards that I can’t see or think. But as parents we don’t have a choice, do we?