I need some advice on how to say no and to follow my gut in regards to my child. I’m a pleaser- I never want to hurt anyone’s feelings and I’ve always struggled to stand up for myself. But as a mother I want to learn to stand up for my child.
Background: All of my child’s grandparents are irresponsible in different ways. My 3 year old son is a runner who takes off and will get lost in the blink of an eye.
Here are a few recent problems I’ve had: