01 Sep Holding on to happiness with baby number 2
The reality is that parenting is tough and especially during certain periods of our children_ã_s lives, there will be times when some parents don_ã_t experience a lot of satisfaction or pleasure or enjoyment.
Why am I saying this? Well it_ã_s certainly not to be negative but it is to encourage you, my readers, to be realistic. Although happiness is very closely-related to optimism, optimism is not the same as positive thinking. Optimism does involve focusing on positives but it also involves facing up to the cold hard realities_ã_in a constructive way.
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