Last night we ran a tweet chat—we were a small but might group. The topic #choosegratitude.
Here are the 7 questions we asked over a period of 30 minutes! A few answers stood out as pretty powerful. We thought we’d share them with you.
Q1: Why do you #ChooseGratitude as a mom or a dad?
@erinschurtz - A1: Because the alternative makes life miserable… I’ve been there. It’s better to #choosegratitude
Q2: Who is someone you are grateful for that has helped in your role as a mom or dad?
@msbubbles3 – A2: My great grandmother for me—always there for me – teaching with patience
Q3: What are you most grateful for as a dad or a mom?
@erinschurtz - A3: Oh my gosh EVERY DAY I’m grateful my kids love each other. It makes the chaos more manageable!
Q4: Give us your best advice on how to turn a negative attitude upside down in parenting?
@taranmills86 – A4: Taking a step back and analyzing the situation helps!!
Q5: What are you most grateful for during pregnancy?
@MommaTBlog - A5: I was grateful for a smooth pregnancy with my first.
@happygirlcom - A5: That both of us survived! My pregnancy was very high risk, only 9 other cases in the world.
Q6: How can we show gratitude to our husband/wife/partner in motherhood?
@JennellBStewart – A6:lots of hugs and kisses. Celebrating being great parents. Always telling him he’s a great dad.
A6: I like to do little things he likes – adventure day dates
Q7: How can we teach gratitude to our kids?
@JennellBStewart – A7: Lead by example, give selflessly, consider others first.
So as you can see sometimes it is just simple things that take up the most room in your heart.