1. You Need More Time Away From Them Than You Probably Realize
You need space, and you probably don’t get enough to keep yourself well. I’d put money on it.
2. It’s Okay to be Upset Sometimes
Life has trauma and kids know this. You won’t break them if you cry or yell occasionally.
What matters more is how you come back from it and that you’re honest, and apologetic, when you need to be.
3. A Home Can be Anywhere You Say It Is
Whether small or big, temporary or for their whole childhood, ‘Instaworthy’ (whatever that means) or hand-me-down, where YOU are is home.
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