As adults, we worry a lot about what we “have to do” and what we “should do.” Our children, on the other hand, tend to make decisions based on what feels ”right.” This isn’t always the best approach, but it can add joy, spontaneity and a feeling of well being to our lives. We have as much to learn from our kids as they do from us when we take advantage of the opportunities.
What would it look like for you to view your relationship with your kids this way?
Here are some things I’ve learned from my kids:
- Keep things simple – adults tend to make things harder than necessary.
- A hug, a smile, or a deep breath can reset you and get you back on track.
- Live life with Gusto – enjoy every moment and be on the lookout for the next adventure.
- Wipe the slate clean each day and be ready and excited to start fresh.
When you bring a sense of curiosity to all of your interaction with your kids, it’s amazing what you can learn.
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