She is persistent and would not allow anything, even her love of chocolate, stand in the way of her achieving her goal. Her attention to detail is incredible and her work ethic is really admirable. Her commitment to this project has been amazing to witness. She set a goal to lose 10kgs not for herself but to show other women that it is possible.
The research done internationally and locally is indicating that the first 1000 days of life is a critical building block that impacts the rest of a child’s life.
Lynda Smith will be our BrainBoosters ECD Contributor on MOMentsbydjzinhle.com and I will be sharing Kairo’s BrainBoosters journey with you.
What are the dynamics of each of your relationships? Which of them are smooth sailing and uplifting? Which of them are rocky and bumpy and emotionally draining?
My problem was finding 30 minutes, 5-6 days a week, at a fixed time, to exercise outdoors, while keeping Kairo entertained. I was faced with a challenge and this is how I became creative to find a solution for my problem.
Remember that you have a voice and that you are free to make your own decisions. Let the world hear your truth, there is someone waiting to hear you speak.
Last week, during Kairo’s nap times, I pushed to see what I could get done in 30 minutes. I have to admit that I was surprised at how much I actually did. This is also a good way to get into new habits.
I found a definition which best describes willpower as I see it: “A conscious, effortful regulation of the self by the self.” Someone else can’t do it for you … willpower comes from within.
It became a constant companion until one day I realized that I didn’t have children in order to spend my life feeling forever inadequate. I wanted children to enrich my life, not enslave my conscience.
Having the correct equipment and planning ahead has made traveling a pleasant experience for us. Most important for us is using a good car seat, a lightweight travel stoller, baby carrier and well prepared travel bag.