When your child says things like "I only love mommy" or "Go away, I want daddy to give me a bath!", it's easy to feel like you're doing something wrong. Remember this: Your child's rejection is not a barometer of your parenting. In these moments, there's nothing wrong with the in-favor parent, the out-of-favor parent, or the child. In fact, your child's rejection is a sign that they feel safe enough in your presence to even express their displeasure. In this week's episode, Dr. Becky hears from three parents who are struggling with phases of parental preference. She gently reminds each parent of their goodness and provides actionable strategies to manage these tricky and often triggering moments.Join Good Inside Membership: https://bit.ly/3cqgG2A Follow Dr. Becky on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drbeckyatgoodinside Sign up for our weekly email, Good Insider: https://www.goodinside.com/newsletter Pre-order Dr. Becky's upcoming book, Good Inside: A Guide to Becoming the Parent You Want to Be: www.goodinside.com/book or wherever you order your books.Today's episode is brought to you by the following sponsor: Perelel is the first and only Obgyn founded vitamin that has vitamin packs for every stage of motherhood—from trying to conceive, to each trimester of pregnancy, to postpartum, to early motherhood. The Mom Multi Support pack has full-spectrum nutrition and immunity support, high-quality omega with DHA and EPA, and a stress support and beauty blend that’s safe for breastfeeding moms and toddler moms up to 5 years after birth. Plus something else I love: each 30-day supply comes in a recyclable daily packet you can pop in your bag and take with you on-the-go, so you won’t forget to take it. Exclusively for Good Inside listeners, use code GOODINSIDE15 at www.perelel.co for 15% off your first 3 months.