Posts made in June, 2013


The Parents We Want To Be

The Parents We Want To Be


Posted By on Jun 10, 2013

This is for those moments when you feel like you’re not doing such a great job at being a parent.  Those moments you might even feel like you HAVE to be in the running for the worst parent in the world.  Hint: You’re not!  :p And we’re all in this together.  Any parent who doesn’t understand that is missing something.

beautiful-baby-sleepingThere were dreams we had for our children before they were ever born.  We imagined them running, laughing, dancing, holding our hands, and growing up (too fast).  What beautiful dreams.  And though these dreams imagined a perfect world, a world that will never fully exist, it is not a wrong vision, not even a naive one, of life and parenting.

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At the gas station around the corner from my home, I saw a father buying cigarettes with his two kids.  They were just little (maybe 4 and 6), so they’re taking in a lesson here.  They read his compliance and understood, in a way, his approval.

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