Things I have "let go" of:
Having a clean house
Furniture without stains, unbroken furniture, new furniture
Carpet that doesn't smell like poop
Carpet that doesn't smell like pee
Going to the gym
TV and reading
Things I have "let go" of for my eldest:
Tae Kwon Do
Doing his chores
Things I have "let go" of for my girls:
Any expectations for emotional regulation
Dressing appropriately for the weather
Things I have "let go" of for my youngest:
Things I am trying to focus on for everyone but the eldest:
Everyone has inherent dignity, we should respect ourselves and others.
Trying new things is part of growth
Making mistakes is ok
God loves you, follow Him
You are precious to me and I am always here for you.
Books are life.
Things I am trying to focus on for my eldest:
This is my house, you don't set the rules here.
If you don't care, I can't care for you.
It's your life.
I love you no matter what, but that doesn't mean I like what you do.