As a mother, there were times when I asked myself: "What did I do
wrong?"


When my oldest son turned nine, I saw signs of defiance; he didn't
respect me. I thought that by staying home, and sacrificing my own
career, my three sons would turn out polite, compassionate and well
behaved. After all, they had a loving home environment. But was I too
soft? Would my son have treated me differently had I been a working mom?
Would he have shown me more respect had I put him in daycare?Continued on my blog: http://gutsywriter.com

Tags: Defiant, child, kid, motivation, parenting, problem

Views: 6

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

YES! Okay... just kidding. Noo... it's not your fault. We can lead them to water... but then it's up to them.

No use in wondering what-if's... just knowing you did the best.. knowing you loved them... making sure they know that.... that's what being a mother is about...
It's the new approach that psychiatrists are taking that's interesting for those who blame themselves. I mentioned that in my blog post.

RSS

Your Favorite Day Trip

What is your favorite day trip? Do you take a trip to the beach or the mountains? Or do you have a favorite park your family likes to visit? 

Share your thoughts.

Plus take a look at our Daily Question conversations!

Blog Prompt

FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Video Dose

This man found a soulmate in a puppy and it's adorable!

Share photos of your pets when they were pint size.

© 2015   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service