Parents Seem to Overthink so Much

I must admit, I am guilty from time to time of feeling overwhelmed and wondering “am I doing this right?!” Then I stop and really calm down, get those nerves settled and realize that I am doing this right. Who are you to tell another parent that they are not doing it right? For example; with my youngest having separation anxiety in the mornings — many will say I need to just leave him kicking and screaming, that is not something I am comfortable with. The reason I am not comfortable with that is this; I feel its my job to safely and securely get him into his classroom ready for his day, I feel it’s a job between the teacher and myself to have compassion yet firmness about ensuring my child is able to stop crying and relax enough to let go and move on with class.  I have […]

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