In the end – let yourself be imperfect, let your family find what works best for you. It is blindingly difficult to always respond gently, especially when you are exhausted, sleep deprived or have just been woken from a deep sleep. While our kids need us to love and honour them, they also need us to show them we are in fact human and not parents on Attachment Parenting book jackets. Because – who is?
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