Protecting the Gift discussion - ch. 3 Worry - Page 2 - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
#31 of 31 Old 04-10-2009, 09:41 AM
 
amandaleigh37's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1,759
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'm joining late Just read (actually listened to) the whole book...

One thing that I've been thinking about is how other people's perceptions of me have made me doubt myself. For example, DS is 2 1/2 and has never been left with a babysitter. We are even cautious about leaving him with family (and we have our reasons for that specifically). But when people find out he's never been left with someone, you should see the looks I get! Like I am a freak! Yet I am just listening to my instinct, and I am a SAHM so we really have no need for someone else to watch him. But I've found that I'm almost embarassed at times when it comes up, because people think I am overprotective. I think this book really helped reinforce to me that it doesn't matter what society tells me - I need to listen to my instinct above all else.

Amanda , mama to my two boys: N (10/06) and : A (7/09)
amandaleigh37 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off