The Ego of Parenting: Sometimes Yelling Works

They are making childhood memories. I’m in the moment, I’m present. My ego role playing is temporarily out of order. I’m interacting with my girls by creating memories for them. Then it’s bed time. I’m certain I’ve worn them out. They’ll go right to sleep all happy and blissful and in love with life. I lie down with them, hug them, even play Treasure Hunt on their backs and recount all the fun we had that day. This parenting without role playing is really working out for me. It’s so easy. Until I walk away from their bedroom....more
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