learning from mistakes
It's convenient to describe a successful businessperson as a rock star, but in Jeet Singh's case, the guy really is a rock
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Although the term was originally used to refer to teens and college age kids, it can be referred to doing tasks of a child of any age when the child is capable of doing it alone. Toddlers and preschoolers for example may not learn to play alone because their parent is always hovering over them and playing alongside of them.
We want our children to be polite, follow expectations, be rule followers, but not to the point where they're always afraid they'll make a mistake or hurt someone's feelings. Then they're anxiety ridden and may need our help to let them just be themselves with flaws and errors along the way.
Often when things don't go as planned, we can become discouraged and start questioning "Am I on the right track?" or "how can I ever recover from this situation?" The path can seem dark and at times even hopeless, unfixable and irreparable; but I want you to know that there is no situation that you cannot overcome.
Sometimes, everything doesn't look like a picture. Sometimes, pictures are edited and cropped and enhanced and not everything is what it appears to be. But that doesn't, on any level, make a place any less worth seeing.
I vividly recall my first year when a colleague and I dropped in to visit our neighborhood Hawaiian immersion school to discuss upcoming land development that was scheduled to take place.
Learning something new every day is a good thing -- it keeps my mind fresh and pushes the boundaries of my world just a little bit further. Accepting help doesn't make me less of a wife or a mom or a person -- it just makes me human.
The act of destroying that thing that was an embarrassment reminds me to focus on the here and now, and drives home the point that the past is transient, gone, behind me. Poof. Like smoke.
If your allying with the LGBT community began and ended with a rainbow-infused Facebook profile picture, it was a posture. Acting as an ally, however, is rarely a comforting move.