Are you the mother who follows your child around with the wet wipes? Do you find yourself a little OCD with the messes? Author Denhi Chaney shares her experience of defining patience.
During one of Alex’s first feedings of the day, he suddenly stopped eating and started looking around the room. I felt very frustrated, thinking, “Great! Now it will take him longer to eat, which means he will nap later, which means…” and there I went, spiraling downward in thoughts of how this small delay was going to mess up his entire schedule and mine. But then, Alex taught me to stop and enjoy the moment.