Everybody does their best with what they have. Some seem to have it all together and figured out, and if they do more power to them. What really matters is that we all find what works for us. Everybody knows what works for one doesn’t mean it will work for another. You have to try different methods before noticing the one that works best for you! This could mean with anything but right now I am referring to parenting styles. It’s not easy. Children don’t come with manuals. There’s no “on” or “off” switch. You can’t tape their mouths shut when they’re talking too much. You can’t miraculously give them something to make them sleep when you want them to. They just have to do things on their own, at their own pace and timetable. You could even have more than one kid, they are not going to be alike. Some more obedient others more disobedient. Some more talkative others more kept to themselves. Some who will play by the rules while others will be the ones in timeout for breaking those set rules. Don’t ever let anyone judge you! Telling you your not good enough or capable of. You are capable. Your a mother or father and you know what’s right for your child, not your parents or in laws, or brothers or sisters, not your neighbours or colleagues, not even any stranger you catch giving you mean glares! In a perfect world they would always be in bed in time and wake up earlier for school. Their toys and clothes would be picked up and they would have the outfit for the next day already prepared. In a perfect world they would use all their utensils properly without dropping a single pea or grain of rice on the floor. They would eat with their mouths closed and pay attention to your every word! Sometimes things don’t work out as we had hoped but there’s always a next time to give it another shot. Or a lesson to learn about what’s not working. Trial and error is a perfect way to find your way of doing things! Only you know what works for you and why it does! Keep at it, you’ll always find a way! ❤️️
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