1) The more supported we are, the easier it will be to do what we need to do to parent.
Knowing that we have support and options in place is critical in terms of our outlook when dealing with our children. Realizing that we have support and options is equally as important. When we are upset and frustrated there is ALWAYS a choice we can make to help our situation. However, it may take some time and perspective before this option becomes readily available to us. To get time and perspective, we may need to remove ourselves from the current situation.