Many parents beat themselves for not handling every problem perfectly. This is never helpful. Being able to admit a mistake — and correct it — is a sign of character, not weakness.
Although primarily known for her work with children, Maria Montessori had tremendous insight into adults, too — such as her guidance on developing "a friendly feeling towards error".
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