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Do you remember how it is to be a child? Looking back, we recall childhood as the happiest time in our lives. Have you noticed how your children or their friends interact with the outside world? This is an amazing sight, but you should not be just an observer. You can look at the world through the eyes of a child, and then your daily life will become brighter. Consider 9 reasons to do this.
Reason number 1. The sense of novelty
Children are fascinated by the world around them because they are unfamiliar to them. They do not care what the world has prepared for them. Are you happy to wake up in the morning or are you terrified of daily trips to work, meetings with colleagues and the need to shop at the store? This is unfamiliar to children. Every day they live a new life, so the world around them seems delightful and full of opportunities. Instead of being afraid of your daily routine, clear your mind and pretend you don’t know what will happen tomorrow. Start a new day with a clean slate. Anything can happen!
Reason number 2. You can learn a lesson from everything Continue reading
Anger and frustration are emotions that everyone experiences, but this does not mean that all people necessarily become their hostages. The responsibility of adults to themselves and their families is not to allow negative emotions to prevail.
Let’s face it. Parenting is hard work. Sometimes you can’t leave a child unattended for a couple of minutes, for example, to take a shower. But even if your situation is not so, you still often feel frustrated. For example, you lose your temper by observing how a child, despite your many requests, does not turn off the light when leaving the room. Continue reading
Do you feel tired and depressed even before you have a morning cup of coffee? This is just one of the signs of burnout that many parents are exposed to. Other symptoms may include irritability, emotional detachment from the family, depression, lack of motivation, etc. If you have any of these symptoms, you may be stressed.
You are not alone. Many parents experience the same thing as you: parents who combine work and parenting; single mothers; parents of children with special needs, etc. Emotional burnout of parents is becoming more common. Modern parents suffer from it more often than parents of previous generations, because the myth of the “ideal parent” crushes the modern parents. Continue reading