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Category: Guilt


I’ve had countless conversations with parents (mostly mothers!) about the guilt they feel while raising their children.  Guilt about not spending enough time with them, guilt about an outburst of anger and frustration, about divorce, or of sibling rivalry. I’ve always said the best parents question their own parenting, but without raking themselves over the coals for mistakes they’ve made.  Or perceived mistakes.  Recognize it, talk about it with someone you trust who won’t judge…