I was talking with my daughter recently and she shared with me that she is teaching my granddaughter about setting and respecting physical space limits. My daughter didn’t use those specific words, but it is essentially what she was referring to. It reminded me of the importance of setting clear boundaries with others and the important responsibility of keeping and respecting boundaries of others and of ourselves. It is good to recognize that we all have limitations and recognizing that and putting healthy boundaries up helps us to thrive.
My granddaughter is learning about a physical boundary, but there are other areas we may want to consider when thinking of boundaries. Areas that I have learned to value and protect with boundaries include financial, time, energy, and emotional boundaries. These can change as our circumstances change, but it is good to know what boundary I need or want to be in place for the c ...Read more