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10 Things Happy Moms Do Differently

Some people are just born happy. Others have to work at their happiness. Some succeed in their efforts while others try and, unfortunately, fail.

For some women, they think that just being a mom will automatically bring them joy. And while that’s often true, simply raising a child will not necessarily make you wake up with a smile on your face. On the contrary, having kids can bring an inane and — perhaps — surprising amount of stress and sadness to your life.

Which isn’t to say that being a mom isn’t a glorious and heartwarming endeavor. But doing it and being happy at the same time often takes a ton of work.

Here are 10 things happy moms do differently that can make the whole parenting process an eminently better one — and the greatest part? For the most part, they’re really just subtle changes that can yield big, bright results.

 

 

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