How do you teach your child to sit in the adult chair?

If you’re a human parent, you’ve probably faced some version of this question. How do you teach your kids how to be emotionally present in the world? How to protect themselves and be assertive, and how to live with grace and compassion all at the same time?

The answer is both incredibly complicated, and deceptively simple: you can’t.

And that’s where we pick up on the show today, taking on the assumptions we make and the stories we tell ourselves that lead to frustration and shame in our ability to parent. The truth is that in spite of your perceived lack of control, you’re probably doing fine.