At the beginning of 2017, I wrote 7 manifestos; one on parenting, one about family, a personal manifesto, work, health, marriage and happiness.

At the beginning of 2017 I wrote 7 manifestos; one on parenting, one about family, a personal manifesto, work, health, marriage and happiness. Writing down my morals and beliefs, and how I planned to live my life, suddenly made everything very clear and simple.

In just a few months they’ve improved so many things, and, like everything on here, whenever I come across something that I think could be useful I have to share it!

As the writer Gretchen Rubin says (who gave me the idea to write my own manifestos), “It’s a very valuable exercise. Whenever I try to distill my ideas into a clear, succinct list, I find that my understanding improves, and I have a much better sense of what I’m trying to do.”

This is my ‘Parenting Manifesto’, which has definitely given me a much better sense of what I’m trying to do..!

Parenting

  • I am a role model in all that I do whether I feel like it or not.
  • Connect before I correct.
  • Go outside.
  • Let them be little.
  • Don’t expect too much.
  • Don’t have unrealistic expectations – (They’re not going to stay quiet for two hours in a restaurant!).
  • Stay calm. Don’t sweat the small…
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Mayra Rodriguez

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Work from home mom dedicated to my family. Total foodie trying new recipes.Love hunting for the best deals online. Wannabe style fashionista. As content editor, I get to do what I love everyday. Tweet, share and promote the best content our tools find on a daily basis.
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