Thursday, May 3, 2012
The Kindness Bug
Lets be Kind byP.K Halliman.this book has cute pictures of what the kids can do to be kind. So I asked the little darlings of mine what they could do and they said, be nice to my brother,don't hit, share my toys.It's funny how they never say listen to Mom and Dad.If any of you have secrets to get your kids to listen let me know.I mean the other day my oldest got on one of those moterized carts.I told him to get off and that didn't work I proceded to pry his white knucled hands from the handles.When he tried again I put my leg up on the controls like a ballet dancer stretching on the bar.Then I had to drag him out of the store.Or when you find strawberry remains and gronola bars under your child's bed and you look at your child and she says "I didn't put it there." Really?
I am really going to keep track of the kind things they do and praise them and see what changes in their and my attitude. One things my kids always do is say "mom you look so pretty."It makes me feel like a million dollars and when my husband takes time to notice and tell me too! I am on top of the world!I will share with you some of the things they do when they are bitten by the kindness bug! Love those who have wronged you..Enjoy your kids antics and teach them so they might choose the next time to make a better choice.Slow down and be in the moment.You will find happiness,enjoy yourself ,and your kids.1.Be in the moment.2.Let go of all else until it is time to focus on the next task at hand.
Breathe,relax and be calm.