You don’t know what’s missing because you don’t even realize a piece should be there.
When I have an internal dialogue, I can be pretty brutal.
The scariest part was never about what he would or wouldn’t do.
We’re not supposed to talk about these moments. We’re supposed to pretend they don’t happen and hide them behind our shiny social media accounts.
No one has to validate your happiness. You just have to feel it.
It’s a mixture of bad advice growing up and a few too many times where I felt that I was putting other people out with my presence.
Believing your kids can do anything is easy. Believing in your own ability to show them how to do those things is hard.