To be honest parents forget that children take in everything that they are exposed to. We don’t filter normally because we don’t think about it, we don’t acknowledge how we act can effect our children’s well-being. Sometimes it takes a reality check to be able to come to terms with the bad habits we have in our lives. Depression, anger, resentment, jealousy, and so many more emotions that you may be feeling are also harmful to your child.
We are an example to our children, we are not here to parade around our accomplishments and push our children aside like trophies. We should be focusing on our kids and their futures not about what benefits us (the parents)! Everywhere you go you will notice that the family dynamic has changed, and it is very sad. Parents are becoming more laxed on the well-being of their child’s safety. It is concerning and children are at high risk for emotional set-backs due to the lack of Parenting that goes on today. I have worked with many families and have dealt with many situations that were heart-wrenching.
Parenting is not easy and for the weak, it is the hardest job you will ever be given. When you become a parent you are taking on a huge responsibility but very rewarding one at that. Here is an acronym that really speaks to me. It is one that I made up and is very relevant to the life and meaning of the term Parent.