A friend of mine shared a link to a blog written by a single mom of 3 teens. Identities are anonymous to protect the relationships involved, but the authenticity is loud even in the absence of names and places.
I was moved.
I appreciate the struggle of trying to parent in the face of challenging circumstances and preconceived notions. I relate with the emotions of mistakes made and attempts to get it right (even if I didn’t start right).
If you’ve ever had trouble reconciling parenting “advice” with a unique kid who isn’t responding well…I encourage you to check this out. The author brings a fresh voice outside cliche answers and gets to what love looks like; Jesus.