We want to believe we hold no biases. But the truth is we hold stereotypes about others. And if we want to change that we first need to acknowledge the stories we tell ourselves about people different from us. Those from different social economic statuses. Different cultural groups. Different skin colors.
We can’t help what happened to us. But we can control how we choose to
respond to it.
If we showed each other grace, compassion, and understanding.
Instead of judging one another?
Taking interest in the subjects that matter to our children is how a bond is formed in a parent-child relationship. Regardless of how insignificant the subject might appear to us.
A Mom’s and Temporary Licensed Professional Counselor’s Thoughts on Mental Health