Don’t try to rush them from one milestone to the next. Try not to wish your way through any phase, no matter how sleep-deprived you may be in those bleary-eyed first days, or how weary you become of dealing with a defiant toddler in the throes of his terrible two’s.
Play that rousing game of Uno. Read that favorite story for the umpteenth time. Run through the sprinklers, and play in the snow.
So now it’s your turn. The video I’ve referenced is below. I hope you’ll watch it, ponder it, and then weigh in:
What would you tell yourself?
Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you’ll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.