I learned about this short video from Jim Furrow at Fuller Seminary. It was hard to watch, but worth it. Take a look.
The emotions you likely felt make it clear that we are hard-wired to care about kids getting appropriate attention.
Nothing changes as we get older. I’d argue that the need for attention and affirmation is just as important in the teen and adult years.
The attention you give, or don’t give, to the people in your world has more of an impact than you’ll ever know.
Be fully present today, even now.