You'll need to talk about it ... but not in front of the kids.
Fear of messing up is a big deterrent.
This is what really matters in parenting according to the evidence.
I asked girls what worked best for them.
Drawing from how my parents raised me and each of my sisters, I think it's about tailoring our parenting styles to meet the child's needs.
Play to your strengths, always.
And what you can do about it.
The complex nature of parenting together is a universal experience.
And that's totally OK.
"Put away your cowbells. They don't belong in the arena."