“Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don’t worry…I’m here. The flood waters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you.”
―Charles M Schulz
I have learned a lot about flooding and recovery from my neighbors as they cope with the effects of creeks turned into raging rivers. No matter how hard we try, we can’t always prevent a flood.
The same is true with our children’s emotional flooding and tantrums. […]