Why You Need to Look Your Child in the Eyes & Say, “I Love Myself” by Gail Harris

Mindfulness
2 years ago
Why You Need to Look Your Child in the Eyes & Say, “I Love Myself”

Sounds a bit counter-intuitive? It shouldn’t be. It’s just that, through the ages, we moms have been taught to put our own needs behind everyone else’s. But how can we truly love others, if we don’t first and foremost love ourselves? If we don’t nurture ourselves and trust our intuition, everyone suffers. And we suffer most!

And guess what? Loving yourself is a choice. Do you stop loving your child because he’s stubborn? Right now make a list of your so-called faults and then love yourself anyway. As the mom, you hold the space as wise-keeper of your home. So find self-compassion and today see your child as your mirror.

Tell him, out loud and with feeling, “I love myself. And darling, I love you, too.”

Want to Teach Your Child About His Future? Here’s a Creative Idea!

Chill Out This Weekend! Why You’ll Be a Better Mom, Friend & Co-Worker for It!

What's the Secret to Being a Great Mom? Mick Jagger Knows!

Gail Harris
You are so welcome. Much, much appreciated.

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Choose to Be Happy: 13 Ways to Commit to Happiness Daily for a Better Life

Long Day? To Love Your Life, You Need to Appreciate Every Day & the Little Things!

Moving Forward After Loss: The Surprising Results of Clearing My Husband's Belongings After His Death

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!