It’s easy to get impatient when trying to get out the door with small children. However, a repeated rushing can teach our kids some unintended lessons. This morning was busy. Although I got up early for a head start, we were still running behind. And we struggled to get out the door on time. We made […]
Toddlers aren’t known for their stellar waiting skills, however, the same is often true of their parents as well.What toddlers teach us about waiting.
Recently, I snapped at my son, impatient with his whiny attitude. My unkind tone invoked tears. Annoyed, I went on to tell him how whining hurt my ears. Now sobbing, he cried, “Stop talking, mom”. His words stung. They were all he could utter to express his hurt feelings. Convicted, his tears broke my heart. Correcting his attitude was […]