I have a dream that one day, every single person who is parenting a traumatized child will have free access to therapeutic parent training.
Each of these children will receive affordable, trained and conveniently located therapists.
These parents will be provided respite care ... that can be trusted ... so they can do the work.
Because it only works if you do it day after day after day.
And you can't even DO it, if you can't afford to seek out the help in the first place. And you can't KEEP doing it when the process of parenting brings up so much of your own stuff, and you can't even afford to get help to deal with YOUR stuff so you can then deal with your KID'S stuff and ...
So, in the meantime, I'm going to be doing more of this: