Grace In The Parent Child Relationship

Grace In The Parent Child Relationship

Why won't my kids cut me some slack? As parents we're expected to, and do, extend grace to our kids when they make mistakes. We understand that they don't know all they need to know and don't have the life experience needed to make certain decisions. It comes with the territory, right?   Then how come it so damn difficult for them to return the grace when we screw up? [Tweet theme="basic-full"]Why won't my kids cut me some slack? #parenting[/Tweet] Every child is different, and every child responds to different parenting styles. As parents, we're going to screw up from time to time as we're learning how to best teach our kids what we want them to know. When our kids screw up, we extend them grace, understanding that they're doing the best with what they know. Unfortunately, that grace is seldom returned. Today's kids place expectations on their parents based on the glut of examples they get from friends, media, etc. Add to this having...
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