Guilt-free parenting is a process that takes a bit of unpacking. If you’re just joining us on the journey now, feel free to check out part one and part two here.
As I mentioned in my previous article, our feelings aren’t always accurate and need to be challenged. They can often point us towards helpful and sometimes confronting truths. Facing those truths, and getting to the bottom of them, can help us to make changes for the better.
For me, my guilt (that niggling feeling), was asking me to take a closer look at how much quality time I spend with my kids. Parenting expert Nathan Wallis defines quality time as when we are, “Truly present with our children. Emotionally, spiritually, and physically present.”