Before You Pick Up Your Kids, Calm Your Mind

Wochit Headline News - Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Parenting is hard and takes a lot of energy.

Here are some ways you can create a five-minute transition zone before engaging with your kids after work, or re-engaging if you stay home. Sit in your car by yourself.

Find a calm spot, turn off the engine, and make this your โ€œme time.

โ€ Do some energizing breathing exercises, or a short guided meditation. Walk around the block. Write down a few things youโ€™re grateful for. Plan your evening.

We often have clear outlines for our work days, but when it comes to our home lives, we tend to take on a โ€œletโ€™s just see what unfoldsโ€ mentality.

Having a general plan for the evening can take some of the pressure off later on.

Plan something special for after the kids go to bed..

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