Would you like to feel like you are using your time more effectively? Would you like to feel less overwhelmed by all the things that you need to get done (while also raising a toddler)?
If so, this FREE Expert Tip Sheet is for you:
7 Simple & Unique Time Management Strategies for Parents of Toddlers
Let me know if there is anything else you would like to know more about in regards to parenting your precious toddler.
Do you have a toddler? If you do, you probably know how the toddler years seem to bring a certain difficulties to parenting. So many of us moms experience similar challenges during these early years of our child’s development. Some of the most common concerns that arise for parents during the toddler stage include:
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Do you struggle with bedtime battles? This is such a common area of stress for many parents (myself included). Kids may fight the expectations of going to bed and going to bed in a timely fashion. They may whine and complain or tantrum and cry. They may dilly-dally or get distracted.
So, if you are looking for a solution to the bedtime battles, follow the 5 steps below.
Step 1. Create a bedtime routine.
Being a mother who also keeps healthy habits can be a challenge. Moms are busy and they are also often focused on caring for other people instead of themselves.
So, how can a mother stay healthy?
Developing healthy habits can be achieved by including your family in the process. This will also help your kids to develop healthy habits, as well.
Parents can get stressed out at their kids for many reasons. It’s hard being a mom or dad. Sometimes, for some (or many) of us, we tend to raise our voices at our kids with the hopes that this will change our kids’ behaviors. This, unfortunately, is not really true. It rarely works the way we hope.
Screaming or yelling at our kids “might” make them do something we want them to do in the moment. Sometimes, though, this doesn’t even work out the way we would like.
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“Hope is not a dream but a way of making dreams become reality.” -J. Suenens
Don’t give up when you are going through difficult times, even when those difficult times seem like they are taking so much time. Hold onto hope and you will live with more peace and things will get better. Learn what action steps you can take to turn your dreams into reality and then implement those steps. Even though it’s hard, hold onto hope. Through your struggles, hold onto hope. This will help you turn your darkness into light.
Simplicity has so many benefits in many realms including mental, emotional, physical, behavioral, and relational well-being as well as every other aspect of living. Following are a few quotes and images regarding the concept of simplicity.
Infographic Source: Nature Kids Insitute
Decide to step out of your comfort zone and try taking a step toward your goals. Take baby steps toward where you would like to be. It’s important to be content with where you are at, but at the same time, it’s also good to reach for goals that will help your long-term (and short-term) life be more fullfilling, peaceful, and true to who you are ultimately meant to be.
Even if you do fall, that’s okay. Don’t quit. You may find that you can “fly” and experience life in amazing, wonderful ways.
” “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, what if you fly?” – e.h.
[image credit: The Inspired Room]