A child’s sense of self is shaped by every interaction he or she has, but is shaped most powerfully by how they are loved and parented in their home.
You now know how the game works. If you refuse to acknowledge that you are being bamboozled, you’re fair game.
Grateful thinking is that middle ground where we teach our children to accept life on life’s terms and to find the good in the painful and in the wonderful.
Forgiveness is many things, but we also must teach that forgiveness doesn’t always mean reconciliation.