When their hearts break, our hearts break. It’s one of the excruciating mysteries and blessings of being a parent.
We love our kids, and know just how amazing they really are. So when one of our kids is feeling inadequate or discouraged, we want desperately to fix the hurt.
It’s not easy knowing the right thing to say or do. And even when we have a good idea of what to say, it’s not always a quick fix. Just like the adults who love them, kids sometimes need time to process the insecurities and disappointments of life.