That there are only, truly two things I need to do as a mother.
To find my own centre.
And to hold the space.
Sure, we all know, on one level that being a “good” parent is nothing about the amount of playdough or painting or nature walks we do with them. We know it in theory, but many of us don’t know it on a gut level, in a way that informs our every day decisions.
Also enjoy a follow-up about finding your center.