Well, Good Enough Mother sure got to put into practice all the stuff I preach this week!
You see a few days ago I found out that my son’s boy band is breaking up, in part due to scheduling issues.
This is a group he has worked with for a couple of years now and honestly, I wasn’t sure how he would react to the news. They may not be U2 or Coldplay – but for a 12 year old boy – this is a BIG deal!
But as I always say, it’s not my job to keep my kid’s from experiencing life’s disappointments but rather to handle them and move on. Cole did that with aplomb. Whew! In the process, he helped me to realize I am on the right track – and am raising one heck of a great kid!
So here’s the story of what happened – and how we all handled it!
Take a listen – and share your own stories of how you helped your kids handle life’s letdowns…