In Our Homes Right Now, It’s the Climate, Not the Weather that Counts

By Meghan Fitzgerald, Tinkergarten

Between parenting and schooling and the everyday anxiety we’re all feeling about work, finances and more, this can all be overwhelming. 

There is no way we can nail every moment, or even end every day feeling great about ourselves as parents and people right now. A dear friend's mom has a saying I find super helpful these days: ”It’s the climate, not the weather that counts.” 

Kids do not remember every interaction with us. But they sense, trust and thrive on the overall patterns of love and support we provide over time. There’s a storm raging right now, and for many of us, that storm is scary, threatening and uncertain. 

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