Damage Control

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Submitter Name: 
Andrea Mowery
Content Creator Name: 
Andrea
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Category: 
Parenting
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I wrote this post when my oldest was going through something difficult.  The need for me to flex my parenting muscles during this time was obvious and painful.  I was totally unprepared and felt grossly inadequate to make things right for him, which is what I had been doing his whole life to this point.  I realized that I had to pull out some of my own life experiences to understand how to guide him through this storm, and that whatever I said probably wouldn't help him until he is where I am right now.

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