Daily Challenge….Family / Holiday
‘I’m fed up! Just a few days stuck in the house with the kids and I’m tearing my hair out!!’
I am feeling…..Frustrated / Stifled / Trapped
Step 1. (How I would like to feel…)
Adventurous / Family Happiness / Freedom
Step 2. (Quality Questions for self…)
How can we keep entertained as a family?
Where can we go for a change of scenery?
Can we visit others in the same situation?
Have I asked the children what they’d like to do?
Am I being open-minded enough to come up with new ideas?
Step 3. (Practical steps leading to Positive Results…)
Get creative and think up new adventures to go on, it doesn’t have to be expensive.
Make a list of ideas in advance, of how to spend school holidays whilst at home.
Appreciate the children want Quality Time, so turn all the electronics off and go out in the fresh air.
Get the board games out and immerse yourself in 121 time.
Look at yourself from a distance, does your attitude need to change; perhaps smile more; focus on their good points.
Appreciate the precious time they are around, as they will grow up and go one day!