We all operate in three-time dimensions; the past, the present and the future. Where we choose to focus our attention has a profound effect on the quality of our lives.
Families come in all shapes and sizes. At the heart of family life is love and when things go wrong it is the unconditional love which makes it bearable. Unconditional doesn’t mean soft!
My parents would often go to stay with the boys whilst my sister and her husband had a much needed break. My Mum was great at noticing when to offer practical help with housework or washing and when to give them space.