Planning a family at almost 35 years old certainly has both its drawbacks and advantages. But one of the aspects I particularly enjoy is the time I have to hone in on the type of mother I want to be for my children. I’ve gotten to work on my patience, break some bad habits before I get pregnant, and – most recently – I’ve taken a moment to consider and make note of things I don’t ever want to forget to say to my children.
In an all-too busy world, and with my life about to become even more hectic, I feared that the hustle and bustle of everyday life could make me forget the little things that I believe are so important in helping raise emotionally healthy children. So I created this post as a reminder of what to say to my kids.
After the jump, check out 10 Things I Hope I Never Forget to Say to My Kids. What little niceties to do you say to your kids to help them grow?
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