Have you ever felt like your children rule your life? Of COURSE they require a ton of care and nurturing, but have they become the core of your family? The temptation to build the family around the kids is one of the easiest things for parents to slip into. In this episode Billy and Joy discuss the dangers of child-centric parenting and how to see if you’re inadvertently living that life!
This may be one of those episodes where you disagree with our thoughts, but hopefully it will get you talking!
Psychology Today talks about narcissism here…
We mention a few previous episodes that expand on these topics. Links below...
Episode 4 – Practical Steps For Prioritizing Marriage
Episode 31 – Erasing Fear From Parenting
Episode 32 – 6 Crucial Practices Before Becoming Parents
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It's likely all of us have some child-centric habits - so this week's "play along with us at home" questions are... in what areas do you make your kids the center of your world? how can we make practical changes to move them from the center?
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