Denying yourself a social life.
Failing to establish boundaries.
Allowing your children to control you.
Doing too much – more than you can handle easily.
Labeling your children.
Showing favoritism to one child over another.
Setting expectations too high.
Not asking for help.
Denying that you or your children might need some counseling.
Refusing to seek professional therapy or help.
Trying to be perfect.
Not having a written schedule.
Trying to go it alone.
Not getting along with your Ex-spouse to the detriment of your children.
Allowing your children to take advantage of you.
“If a mistake is not a stepping stone, it is a mistake.”
“Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.”
Phyllis Theroux, Night Lights
“Just because you make mistakes doesn’t mean you are one.”