People go out of their way every Mother’s Day to buy flowers, cakes and prepare dates for their very own mom. This day is truly the perfect time to show appreciation for the most important woman in your life. On the other hand, what do you do if you are the mother? Mother’s Day is the perfect excuse to not do the usual; on this day the best way to celebrate is to take full advantage of the occasion.
SLEEP IN AND STAY IN BED
Depending on how old your kids are and who’s around to fill in for you, reward yourself by sleeping in at least today. As a mother, you’re most likely obligated to wake up before everyone else in the house. and in many cases, even before the sun itself. So, just this once, get some extra sleep, stay in bed a little longer, and enjoy some much-needed rest.
HAVE YOUR BREAKFAST SERVED
You can ask your children or husband to serve you breakfast in the bed. If you’re lucky, they may even do it as a surprise. If not, tell them to fend for themselves as you go to a nearby cafe and spend the morning peacefully sipping on your beverage of choice. The idea is to get some alone time and not have to worry about your daily chores.
Parenting isn’t a piece of cake, especially when your kids are young and still very needy. You find yourself more burned out than when you were at work. Image how much more difficult it must be for stay-at-home or work-at-home parents.
If you are exhausted and in dire need of finding time for yourself’ in the midst of parenting, here are some ways to get a breather.
It is said that music is the universal language. It speaks to something innate in all of us, something profound and undeniable. There’s a kind of music for everyone, a rhythmic language that offers a window or key to the soul. Music can affect us in many ways: it can move us, inspire us, help us tap into inexpressible feelings deep within us. Children are no different in this regard and in point of fact, music can offer developmental benefits for a child as well.
Most books on parenting stress the importance of exposing children to music at a very early age. While some skeptics may view this as frivolous and unnecessary, numerous scientific studies have shown the extraordinary impact music can have on a child's cognitive development.
Here are the top 10 proven benefits of music for children:
There’s a reason why children are taught songs and rhymes in preschool. They are a great mnemonic tool for learning and these sing-a-longs can be simply too catchy and enjoyable for children to ignore.
We, at Storybooksong, really hope your family finds great value in our little company. We work tirelessly to produce high-quality songs, books, animation, and apps for children throughout the world.
This section of our website is dedicated to you, the parents. It is here where you will find tips on how to become an even better parent. We look forward to having an open, friendly dialog with all of you.
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Thank you and God Bless!
President of Storybooksong