In Praise of the Transparent Parent
What does it mean to be a good parent? Must you always control your anger? Must you always be 100% consistent in enforcing rules? Must you always maintain a unified front with your partner? What if it was OK to be inconsistent, upset, and even at odds with other caregivers? What if giving our children a safe window into the real stresses and conflicts of being an adult is exactly what our kids need to become competent adults?