Asking for help can be challenging for everyone. Many of the circumstances we face in life are not in our control and don’t reflect our capacity for independence and strength. Whether it’s seeking financial assistance, parenting resources or guidance during challenging times, asking for help can feel like admitting failure. However, true strength and wisdom are demonstrated when we can recognize when we require assistance to meet our needs. These moments not only impact us but also serve as powerful lessons for our children.
Showing Strength for our Children
Children are constantly learning by our example. By showing our children the strength in seeking help, we can help them avoid struggling without help as adults. After all, raising resilient, self-aware individuals begins with leading by example.
1-800-CHILDREN Can Help
Remember that Kansas Children’s Service League (KCSL) is here to help. Through KCSL’s 1-800-CHILDREN, parents, caregivers, relatives, and professionals can access resources, information, and help via phone call, text, email, mobile app, and on our online database. Judgment free support is available 24/7 for those moments in life when parents and caregivers need help.