Put on your oxygen mask first.

What good am I to others if I don't take care of myself, first?

If I’m not taking care of myself first then I’m no good to Julian.

I tend to think that if I’m not right by his side as he’s going through something that I’m abandoning him. This idea usually has a couple of misconceptions wrapped up in it:

It’s important to remember this when having tough parenting moments. My tough parenting moments are usually caused by me, not by him.