Just a few seconds before this shot he was throwing a fit about having his shoes on at the park. We say “I pick my battles” all the time but how well do we do that? I have found that being more laid back has helped turn a fit into giggling more often then not.
How good are you at picking your battles? Do you have a bad day when your child is having a bad day?
We become the solid rudder that steadies the ship if we stay positive and patient with our kids it isn’t easy but it’s always worth it. If we allow our kids moods to affect ours they in turn pick up on that and everyone’s mood is in the funk longer.