Jedi-Mom Tricks

โ€œWhat do ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌ you should do? ๐ƒ๐จ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ฒ ๐ข๐๐ž๐š๐ฌ?โ€โฃ
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๐‰๐ž๐ฎ๐๐ขโ€™๐ฌ are for #jedimomtricks ๐Ÿค“ ๐˜”๐˜บ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ๐˜บ ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ด! #bookish .โฃ
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When I first began asking my preschooler those questions, ๐ก๐ž ๐ง๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ก๐š๐ ๐š๐ง๐ฒ ๐ข๐๐ž๐š๐ฌ!โฃ
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I thought : โ€œHeโ€™s ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ต?โ€โฃ
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๐˜ž๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ!โฃ
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According to the authors of How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen, if a child never gets the chance to come up with his own solutions to everyday challenges, his dependence on his parents increpases tenfold. โฃ
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Michelle Obamaโ€™s mom said โ€œ๐˜โ€™๐˜ฎ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ดโ€โฃ
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Cheers to developing a sense of self-reliance and confidence with the help of such a simple little question โฃ
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โ€œ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ?โ€โฃ
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If they donโ€™t have the words, help them out with some options. โฃ
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Giving them ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ฒ ๐›๐ข๐ญ of ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ over their lives ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ž๐ฆ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฆ to come up with creative solutions to their daily problems. โฃ
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Make your job easier mama, give it a go. The blog will help you with the โ€œhowโ€ part. โฃโฃ
๐ฐ๐ฐ๐ฐ.๐…๐ข๐ญ๐๐ž๐ซ๐๐ฒ๐Œ๐จ๐ฆ.๐œ๐จ๐ฆ #๐˜“๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜‰๐˜ช๐˜ฐ โฃ ๐Ÿ˜ โฃโฃ
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๐˜๐จ๐ฎ ๐›๐ž๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐˜Š๐˜๐˜Œ๐˜Š๐˜’ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฅ๐Ÿ ๐›๐ž๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐˜ž๐˜™๐˜Œ๐˜Š๐˜’ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐˜’๐˜๐˜‹๐˜š! ๐Ÿ˜ฉโฃ
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๐‰๐ž๐ฎ๐๐ขโ€™๐ฌ are for #jedimomtricks ๐Ÿค“ ๐˜”๐˜บ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ๐˜บ ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ด! #bookish .โฃโฃ
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This weeks tip is from โ€œThe Awakened familyโ€ featured on the blog www.FitNerdyMom.com โฃ
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I struggle with this! As an overtly emotional, reactive personโฃ ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿฟ Yoga is helping. Books help too๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ“š.โฃ
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Think of this: ๐ˆ๐Ÿ ๐ฐ๐ž ๐ง๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฏ๐ข๐๐ž ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ค๐ข๐๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ž๐ฑ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ ๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐จ๐ฌ๐ž ๐ข๐ง๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ญ๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐ง๐ž๐ ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ž๐ฆ๐จ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ, ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐œ๐š๐ง ๐ฐ๐ž ๐ž๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฆ ๐ญ๐จ โ€œ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆโ€ ๐ฐ๐ก๐ž๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฒโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ต ๐š๐ง๐ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ?โฃ
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๐“๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ง๐จ โ€œ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ดโ€ ๐จ๐ง๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐›๐š๐ ๐ž๐ฑ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ž ๐ฆ๐š๐ฒ ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐ณ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ž โฃ
๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฆ๐จ๐๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐ . ๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธโฃ
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๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ง-๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐š๐๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ญ๐ฌ, so how do you think it is for ๐ค๐ข๐๐ฌ?โฃ
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When I changed, and calmed down (๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฃ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ด ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฎ๐˜บ ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ด) , SO DID HE! ๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ โฃ
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Yesterday when I said no to a third helping of dessert, he said โ€œ๐”๐ ๐ก! ๐ˆ ๐๐„๐„๐ƒ ๐“๐Ž ๐‚๐€๐‹๐Œ ๐ƒ๐Ž๐—ช๐ ๐Œ๐Ž๐Œ ๐ˆ๐Œ ๐‘๐„๐€๐‹๐‹๐˜ ๐Œ๐€๐ƒโ€ and he left the room! ๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธโฃ
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This is definitely easier said than done. But Itโ€™s never too late to evolve ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿฆ‹ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ค๐ข๐๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ก ๐ข๐ญ, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐จ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ.โฃ
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๐‰๐ž๐ฎ๐๐ขโ€™๐ฌ are for #jedimomtricks ๐Ÿค“ ๐˜”๐˜บ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ๐˜บ ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ด! #bookish .โฃโฃโฃ
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This weeks hack is brought to you by one of my favorite books โ€œ๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐๐จ๐ญ ๐“๐จ ๐‡๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‡๐ฎ๐ฌ๐›๐š๐ง๐ ๐€๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐Š๐ข๐๐ฌโ€ by Jancee Dunn ๐Ÿ˜โฃโฃ
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๐˜๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ธ ๐˜ฎ๐˜บ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ง ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ ๐˜บโ€™๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ! ๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธโฃโฃ
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After 9 long months of pregnancy, a womanโ€™s bond with her baby is ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ž๐ง๐ข๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž. โฃโฃ
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I donโ€™t know about you, but my โ€œ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ตโ€ told me there was a certain way to do things with my baby.โฃโฃ
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So I found myself micromanaging and hovering when my husband would do anything for the baby! Diaper change? Bath time? ๐˜ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆโ€ฆ.๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ช๐˜ฑ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ ๐Ÿ˜ตโฃโฃ
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He was ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ. โฃโฃ
He felt ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ. โฃโฃ
And the ๐˜ธ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ต was ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐จ๐›๐ฅ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐จ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ˆ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฐ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ˆ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐๐จ๐ข๐ง๐ !โฃโฃ
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๐‹๐ž๐ญ ๐๐š๐๐ฌ ๐›๐ž ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ! (๐˜Œ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด!). โฃโฃ
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๐๐จ ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ฐ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฅ๐จ๐จ๐ค๐ฌ ๐ฅ๐ข๐ค๐ž!โฃโฃ
โฃโฃ The kids will be ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ, ๐ฃ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐ฏ๐ž! โฃโฃ
๐˜๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ง๐ค ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฅ๐Ÿ with your ability to ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜บ-๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž.โฃโฃ
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Say it with me: โ€œ๐˜ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ต ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ต. ๐˜๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ดโ€ ๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธโฃโฃ
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๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐œ๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ข๐ง๐ , ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ from the mentality that states that ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฒ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ . .. I mean ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ, but ๐๐š๐๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ๐จ! #dontforgetdads โฃโฃ