Losing the Joy of Motherhood? Try these Ten Super Mom Techniques
Life as a super mom is challenging. Here are the top 10 tips for super moms that will help you turn off your bedside lamp with a pleased smile at the end of your day.
REMEMBER YOUR PAST
'You too were once a child. What was important to you as a kid? What did you dream about and hope for? Let those memories influence your emotions toward motherhood.
EXPLORE THE PRESENT
Every super hero has a unique super power. Choose a random moment in your day to take inventory. What mothering aspects are running smoothly? These high points are your super powers.
DEFINE YOUR FUTURE
Considering your past and present, define your unique three primary purposes as a mom. Decide that these categories will trump all other distractions.
MANAGE YOUR LOAD
Create an organization binder with printable inserts. Log your daily activities according to those three primary goals.
WATCH YOUR MOUTH
When you complain about your perceived failures to others, your negativity is infectious. Instead, focus on the positives and steer clear of complainers.
The louder you are, the louder your household becomes. Intentionally, engage your ears. Take time to hear your children, and consider what thoughts and feelings they are struggling to express.
Your household diet greatly impacts everyone's behavior. Choose unprocessed foods that have a high ratio of nutrients per calorie.
INVEST IN YOUR CHILDREN
Your mothering skills are not judged on a daily basis. Rather, your daily efforts add up to a sum total. Use each moment, whether it's laughter or discipline, as a long-term investment.
INVEST IN YOURSELF
Motherhood does not meet all of your needs as a woman. Your mental, emotional, and physical pursuits are essential to your motherhood success.
SEE THE BIG PICTURE
In the grand scheme of things, your role as mom is brief. Days turn into years as quickly as the laundry piles up. Even if a birthday cake is not on your daily agenda, your child won't remember your forgotten tasks. Primarily, your child will remember the simple emotions of your journey together.