27 March 2017
Do you ever stop and wonder when was the last time you just sat and cuddled with your kids? When was the last time you gave them a really good tickle – you know, the kind that makes their little bodies hunch over in spasms of laughter?
I have moments when I feel like life has just turned into one event after another. The days start to look like this: meal time, get in the car, activity, meal time, back in the car, nap time, meal time, get in the car, activity, etc.
Instead of cultivating my relationship with my kids, my engagement with them becomes all about the hustle.
“Okay, go to the toilet. Get your shoes on. What’s that in your mouth? Come on – we’re late!”
Now, we all have busy days, but when they start to accumulate, one after the other, relationships suffer.
When I start to feel constantly frazzled by my kids, instead of delighted by them, I know it’s time for a “Mummy Reset Day”.
Read the rest of my post on the MOPS blog: http://mops.org.au/archives/7349