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Always Be Yourself (+ free printable!) - The February Fox
When Tyler and I decided we were ready to start trying for a baby a couple years ago, we had a talk I’d been dreading: parenting strategy. We had already experienced growing pains as a young couple trying to blend our two lives into one, and I wasn’t looking forward to introducing a new major topic to the table. We are polar opposites, so I naturally assumed that we would have very different parenting styles. To my surprise, we agreed that the foundation of our parenting strategy would focus on teaching our future child to always be yourself. And now that Fox is here we stand by that mantra. Fox has more personality than I know what to do with. He’s hilarious, always making us laugh doing something so witty and intentional. We’re always blown away that he’s so aware of humor. He’s overwhelmingly independent, so we generally let him go about his day making his own decisions (so long as it doesn’t involve crayons and a wall!). So whether Fox becomes a painter or a chef, astrophysicist or brain surgeon, we will support him no matter what. And it’s my job as his mama to let him know that each …