Not one bit of me wanted to go near the lice on my son’s head. But I realised he was counting on me. If I stayed paralysed with an expression of disgust smudged across my face, I was only going to do something no parent wants to do: pass on my fears and damage his self-esteem. I had to stop passing on my fears and start being a strong mother!
Reading fairy tales or stories to children has been a longstanding tradition – one we don’t even need reminding of, until now perhaps with an overload of TV and screen time. Choosing not to read to your child and opting to place them in front of a screen is forcing your child into a state of isolation. Discover how you can change this and help your child grow up to be healthy, happy and successful by reading with them.
If ever there was a year when parents needed to be celebrated it is this one. Being a parent is an honourable role. It’s time to celebrate you. In honour of your challenging role, I offer support with my Golden Tips for Easier Parenting and Free Guide for caring single mothers.