Growing Up: chapter 2 (1/5), page 35-41

Andrew Wake Newsletter, Parenting


In the chapter one videos we looked at attachment and your child’s need to feel belonging and “get enough”.

In the chapter two videos we will be looking at their need to “miss out enough”.  I find that this is more typically the source of difficulty for children I work with.  Most kids get enough, they are just struggling with missing out.

The confidence of being a “good enough” parent is that your child both gets enough, AND misses out enough.

The five videos over the next five weeks aim to complement what you have read in chapter two.  I have put in the page numbers that each video refers to.

This first video looks at the idea that growing up is the process of gradually giving up our childish expectations, and accepting reality.



The link for the video is here