It's no secret, parenting life is hectic. Sure, it's also enjoyable and hugely rewarding,
but there are bad days mixed in with the good ones. And just like how on one of those good parenting
days, you feel like Kate Winslet,
arms outstretched on the bow of that Titanic; on a bad day, you also feel like Kate
Winslet on the Titanic, but when it's quickly sinking.
People recite mantras to help them get through
rough times and challenging moments, to help shift their negative thoughts into
positive ones. And no doubt, mantras can be very useful when parenting. But let's be real, when you have a 2-year-old
throwing Mega Blocks at your face in a full-blown tantrum, sometimes "OMMMMM" is just not gonna cut it. How about some
mantras that are more realistic to everyday parenting?