I'll let that sit there for a second while you ponder it.
Your kids are that chance, by the way. The way we raise our kids is our way of righting our wrongs. It's a way of making sure our mistakes aren't made twice. Why do you think parents push kids so hard, bubble wrap, and helicopter them?
Because our kids are the chance we have to do life over, and get it right. That's why we try so hard.
I saw a wonderful photo on a Facebook page last week where someone had taken that desire we all have as parents and adults and turned it into a letter to her younger self as a way to set all that angst free.
Dear Little Me it was called, with the letter to her younger self written over top of a photo of the author as a child.
I've been thinking about my regrets lately as I look at my childrenRead More »from Dear Little Me: What I Wish I Could Tell My Much Younger Self