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We’re living through an era of disappointments of all stripes, from missing daily conveniences to major milestones. In Episode 198, Christine and Asha talk about dealing with disappointment—from learning how to be a good listener, to being mindful of how people process disappointment, to learning validation “scripts,” to asking for what you need (including do-overs if necessary).
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Minimalist Parenting (our book)
- Parent Hacks (Asha’s book)
- Christine’s roundup on sweatshirts that look like real shirts
- Episode 77: Parenting Do-Overs
Question Of The Week
What’s a disappointment you are experiencing during this global pandemic? Join the discussion on the Edit Your Life Facebook page—look for the Question Of The Week post pinned to the top of the page.