It IS hard.
Your reminder that no parent is perfect and this journey to be a gentle, respectful parent is a tricky one as we battle our own demons. It’s likely that this parenting method wasn’t modelled for you in your own upbringing, so your responses to your child can be impulsive and come from within - come from your own experience. It takes a long time to unlearn all of that.
Just know that it takes time, we’re all on that journey alongside you and your best is enough.
DO seek support in your area if you feel that your own trauma negatively impacting your parenting experience or the way you parent. You’re not alone.
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