If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.
Growing up, and even as a parent now, this topic still seems to be #UnpopularOpinionPuffin material.
If you want a better argument against tech use, it’s that hours spent on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat could lead you, as a parent, to have to deal with issues surrounding body shaming, bullying or even predatory interactions with those much older, at a younger age. […] While we criticize children for focusing too much on their electronic devices, I’d argue that the real criticism should fall firmly on us, the parents.
L. R. Knost, a best-selling parenting and children’s book author, really nailed it on the most basic yet often overlooked aspects of parenting.
Here are some of her impactful words of wisdom that we parents may already know about (instinct, right?) but oftentimes forget and remember only after the damage has been done: Continue reading Children are not problems