There are many times where I’ve found myself all sorts of stressed out. Times where anxiety seems to be around every corner and large decisions have to be made. In those moments, I look over at my kids and see the innocence in their eyes. They don’t have a care in the world, apart from how they’re going to sneak another cookie out of the cupboard or gain access to the forbidden markers on the shelf.
I wish in some situations that I could transport myself back to that childhood innocence where I remember to have fun doing silly things, not feel strange about doing those silly things, and let the things I can’t control float into the wind. If there was a way to bottle that happy up and sell it, I have a feeling I would be a rich woman.
There are ways that we can recapture a little bit of those carefree days. Just remember what made you happy when you were a young child, watch what makes your kids’ eyes brighten, and then go and do those things for yourself.
There are a few things you should make a pact to do this summer. They will help you feel like that happy kid again.
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