What we need from our fathers.

I only had like 7 followers when I wrote this and I feel it is important enough to share again

NOT MY SECRET...overcoming the shame of sexual abuse

Being a parent is challenging and demanding.  Being a parent is also life altering and enlightening.  It is the most rewarding thing I have ever experienced.  All you need to be successful is these five things: Patience, love, guidance, protection and time.  You may not have your goal income. You may not have your dream home.  You may not be working in your ideal job.  But these things do not and should not influence your parenting.  Your child’s self-worth does not come from the amount of money you make.  Your child’s values, goals and integrity do not come from the size of your house.  My husband and I have tried our best to give our daughter patience, love, guidance, protection and time. Because of that foundation she feels loved, safe, and comfortable coming to us with anything.  I know we have not been perfect.  I wouldn’t expect any parent to…

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