No job in the world is more important than being a parent, but where do we get the training?
Real Love is, “I care how YOU feel.” Conditional love is, “I care about how you make ME feel.” We give our children real love when we care about their happiness without any concern for what we want. It’s unconditional love when children are ungrateful, disobedient and inconvenient, and even make us look bad, yet we’re not disappointed, hurt or angry because our concern is for loving and teaching THEM!
Real Love in Parenting, by Greg Baer, MD, is the best insight I’ve come across in my 22 years as a therapist. It’s revolutionizing parenting across the globe and the results are astounding. No job in the world is more important than being a parent, but where do we get the training? A father that I’m working with has been learning these new parenting principles by listening to the audio version of this book. One day his little five-year-old daughter came running up to her mother saying, “Mommy! Daddy is listening to a song on the computer that is helping him be a better Daddy…and it’s working! He let us play in the bathtub and he didn’t even get mad!!” Continue Reading…