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Day 17: Reflect on one thing you really love about being a parent


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#1 {Amy} PWB

Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:41 PM


Raising our kids is both challenging and incredibly enriching.


I don’t think any of us could have predicted what it would truly be like to be a parent. But now that we’re in it, what do you really love about it?


How has your life changed in a positive way? What do you experience as a parent that you couldn’t ever experience without having children of your own?


There are many wondering things! Today, take a moment to reflect on what you love about being a parent.


#2 {Amy} PWB

Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:54 PM

I love the connectedness my children and I have, I love how we can just lay together and be some comfortable in each other's company.

#3 Terracotta

Posted 17 September 2013 - 08:26 PM

The sleep ins....NOT!!!  No but I really just love receiving love from my kids...nothing beats it.

#4 Morgaine71

Posted 17 September 2013 - 10:52 PM

yep the cuddles and those "I love you with all my heart" looks when the eye contact just wipes away the rest of the world for an instant

#5 {Amy} PWB

Posted 18 September 2013 - 10:32 PM

It's the best huh!

#6 parentwellbeing

Posted 19 September 2013 - 02:35 PM

I love watching my kids learn. It's incredible - and it reminds me to keep on learning too!

#7 Morgaine71

Posted 20 September 2013 - 11:13 AM

parentwellbeing that is sooo true! My son is 22 months and his language development is snowballing. Every day a new word/s pop out of his mouth and each time my breath is just taken away. And my daughter amazes me with what she's absorbed every single day

#8 Therese

Posted 20 September 2013 - 11:27 AM

I love seeing the world through my girls eyes.  They remind me that the small things do matter and are worth celebrating.

#9 PurpleNess

Posted 20 September 2013 - 01:59 PM

I love watching my son learn to communicate & discover his abilities every day. No words yet but his body language & facial expressions etc melt my heart. Everyday is new & amazing to them

#10 RuRa

Posted 20 September 2013 - 11:01 PM

Gosh so many things I lov about being a mom, but I guess if I had to choose one, it would be that my children are mine and that I had some part and privilege to bring them into this world and giv them a life. That they belong to me and that I can so proudly call them my own but that they are also their own unique individuals and here to enrich my life & give it a greater sense of purpose:)




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