But don't forget...there is a last time for everything. There will come a time when you will feed your baby for the very last time. They will fall asleep on you after a long day and it will be the last time you ever hold your sleeping child...
Eighteen years later, I again have three little kids in my home (through adoption), and I find myself struggling with the same thing again. When I feel the frustration building, I know to hold back my actions. I count to ten, and I pray. Yet this time that isn’t enough . . .
"When your child is having a meltdown, remember, it's their crisis, not yours. Breathe deeply. Calm yourself. Then use a quiet voice and gentle hands to guide your little one through their crisis. That is living what you want them to learn." 'The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline' by L.R.Knost www.littleheartsbooks.com
Kids are not the only ones who need to "change", "grow" and "mature"! -- Kids learn from watching their parents and to other adults in their life. If you don't follow the rules, don't expect them to. So warning to self and other parents, They are always watching and listening to u.