1. "An infant, according to Winnicott, doesn’t need a perfect or a selfless mother but just, in his famous phrase, a ‘good enough mother,’ which is to say, a flawed but empathetic maternal figure whose ‘ordinary devotion’ supplies the essential experience of mutual attachment."

    And there you have it, my parenting philosophy in a nutshell.

    Drawn from Life, Judith Thurman (via canwegohalfonababy)

    (Source: georgiacostanza)