Maggie: When good moms need to be bad
"With my stroller it's so easy to do. I can just be the flustered mom." — Maggie
Sometimes we use thrills — even illegal ones — to lift our mood when we're feeling down. Maggie is a stay-at-home mom who struggles with the humdrum of raising little ones. Can she find a way to feel proud and powerful without resorting to destructive risks?
- How Maggie regulates her mood (in healthy and unhealthy ways).
- How parenting is meaningful and mundane often at the same time.
- How our relationships with our own parents influence our parenting.
- How it can be helpful to get real with both our kids and our parents about our emotions.