The Shadow
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The Shadow

How lockdown parenting can help us build a stronger relationship

I’m writing this at 6:20am on a Friday in January 2021, before anyone else is up. I realised on my way downstairs, as I passed his room, how proud I am of my eldest son. Last night when I was putting him to bed, he asked me what thing made me happy today and what thing I was looking forward to tomorrow.

I told him and then asked why he’d asked.

‘It’s so boring at the moment’ he said.

‘We’re living in lockdown, again. If I don’t think about good things, I just think about…

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