The Toughest Parenting Exercise I Have Ever Experienced

Three takeaways from a game-changing simulation.

This is a picture of six young men standing in a field as a group with the sun setting behind them. The sky is blue and you can’t make out their figures because they are shadowed due to the sun behind them. The camera view is form the ground and you can see grass and a few weeds in front of the young men’s images.

I’ve made many mistakes and have many parental regrets. With 27 years of parenting under my belt, I wasn’t sure I was ready to take on the challenge the instructor gave us that afternoon in the small Arkansas town.



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Michael Hollifield

Blogger, speaker, passionate about encouraging humanity through personal experience.