Author: Jennifer Bly, author of My Kitchen, My Classroom and creator of The Deliberate Mom
Comparing yourself and your children to others will make you discontent and make your family miserable. Enjoy your family as they are and never mind what others are doing.
According to a recent survey of research on parenting and happiness (as reported by Livescience), “a happy marriage, secure bank account, and good sleep make for happy moms and dads.”
While I agree with this, the list also made me think about what else helps me enjoy my role as a parent. Here’s what I came up with: