Have you ever thought about the fact that the majority of our parental lives will be spent in relationship with adult children?

It can be hard to imagine when you're elbow deep in diapers and bottles or trying to figure out how to get that incredible stink out of sweaty soccer gear day after day.

But that's really the truth of it, isn't it? 

This hit me square between the eyes when I read Julie Bogart's fantastic book Raising Critical Thinkers earlier this year. And it ties in with another insight I had while watching Finding Nemo with my kiddos during a family trip to Southern California.

So today we're going to dive in the watery world of Nemo and Friends and see if we can find our way back to the truest hearts of one another...even when it's challenging.

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This Week's Big Think

Think about a time you disagreed with another person about the facts or ideology of a situation. With grace and curiosity, consider how you handled it and what you might do differently in the future.

Like the Big Think? You'll love the Beyond The Big Think, our weekly PDF download that we share with our Patreon supporters: The Magic Family. Learn more at patreon.com/magicalmindsetmoments.

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