When my husband didn't pick up "my" mental and physical load, I felt like he was telling me that these tasks were beneath him. I didn't get a free night out; I only postponed the work I would have had to do anyway. As a "bonus", it's my fault because I didn't tell
In all honesty, if you want peaceful mornings (on most days), then you have to take responsibility for them. Any good coach will tell you that you can't expect greatness from your players if you don't do tough work yourself. This is what we do to survive mornings...
We needed to get on the same page by sitting down together as a family in order to stabilize our Domestic Church.
I realize I’m preaching to the choir, and I want to give you credit for making the effort to grow as a parent. Just the fact that you are open to “better parenting” skills speaks volumes for your commitment to personal growth. I wish all of those who are called to provide for the young felt the
I would love to watch my boys play in high school games someday... but for now, unorganized sports is as good as it gets.
The problem came down to a lack of both 'benevolent leadership' and 'internal locus of control'.
When you are a parent out-numbered by your kids, it is necessary to enlist help from the troops, especially where chores are involved.
"Cultivate a sense of compassion and responsibility for others. You have a bigger impact on the lives of those under you than you can imagine."