A few weeks ago, my husband and I went on a date with some old friends. We spent most of the evening playing catch up and reminiscing about old times, but what I thought at the moment was just friendly conversation has had the biggest impact on the type of mom I want to be.
You see, most of the time I know I have room for improvement in my parenting. I could be a little more patient, stress a little less, speak in a softer tone and let the little things go. But after this much needed conversation, I realized I was doing it all wrong.
After talking about our busy schedules and crazy toddlers at one point the well inspired advice was given. She said: