May 27, 2022
Participation trophies are seen as consolation prizes that make people weak. (actually that's the kindest version 👈).
But just showing up over and over, even when it's hard or not your favorite thing, is a major part of being a good parent.
So instead of downplaying the impact of a single dinner...a single carpool...a single time you listened when you were tired...give yourself a trophy for hanging in there.
Participating in all those things adds over time to create a rich family life.