And that's okay.
It’s OK to be disliked. It is a part of the human experience.
This is hard for us parents to accept because we adore our children and are unable to see outside of our own bias most days. And we’re entirely right to feel this way. . I mean, OUR KIDS ARE AMAZING and
But there is a chance that people don’t. And there will be times when they won’t. And it isn’t just their childhood but fortherestoftheirliveshood...
There are few things more dangerous than a child, a teenager, and hell, even an adult who will do anything to be "liked" and "accepted" and "understood."
Beyond the usual school supplies, bento boxes and new shoes, let us remember to equip our children with the knowledge that they are lovable regardless of how many friends they accumulate or who wants to sit with them at lunch. They are lovable even when they aren’t unanimously liked. We all are.
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