You’re doing your best to multitask and get everything done (and done ‘right’ – whatever that means) – which is a huge demand of time + energy.
So when something’s not going the way you want it to—when there’s challenges or struggles surfacing and you’ve tapped out your handling-it toolkit—it’s easy to feel a sense of frustration, failure, self-doubt, or shame.
That experience is so real, and can be so isolating. And, can make you feel disconnected from your kids; wondering if you’ll experience the closeness or cohesiveness you’ve had before. Amidst the intensity of what’s occurring with your child, and even through how you’re feeling now, always remember: