“No one else’s child behaves as badly as mine”
Have you ever felt that?
You imagine other households and think that their children sit at the table and eat their food without a fuss.
- They don’t run in the opposite direction when it is time to wash their hands.
- They don’t refuse to get dressed in the morning.
I have certainly felt this way on many occasions throughout my years as a parent.
Comparing myself or my kids unfavourably to others has always been a sure-fired way to undermine myself. We all do it but I recommend you steer yourself away from it as it is just so unhelpful.
So I wanted to talk about some tools that have really helped me along the way.
I created rules and routines for the ‘hot spots’
The hot spots are typically getting dressed, leaving the house, mealtimes, tidying up, screen time, bath time and bedtime.
Today’s blog is all about how to have rules and routines that help.
When I first got support with my...