Confessions of a child therapist: I tell my child "good job" and other no-nos

I am over at Scary Mommy today ranting and raving about my parenting struggles. It can be hard being a child therapist and mom. Sometimes knowing what you should do can be a curse.


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2 responses to “On Scary Mommy: Confessions of a Child Therapist”

  1. Jenn says:

    Natasha, I read your post on Scary Mommy and I hope you’re doing alright! I’m also seeing a therapist, and we’re unraveling the way that societal pressure and mom shaming have given me extreme anxiety problems. There’s so much pressure about parenthood, and so many different ways to raise a child. And everyone has an opinion! Of course, having an opinion is okay, but you’ve got to take everyone else’s opinion with a grain of salt and remember that their opinion is what works for them and their child(ren) and it’s okay if that doesn’t work for you. You’re right that parenting has gotten as judgmental as high school, and we’ve all got to cut ourselves some slack with how we parent our kids.

    • Natasha Daniels says:

      Hi Jenn,
      Thanks for reading the article. I agree – cutting ourselves some slack is crucial! It is funny how parenthood makes us learn so much more about ourselves.

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