Having children certainly turns the focus away from yourself and on your child, but there are a few things about yourself that you need to be aware of… As children copy almost everything, it’s important to be mindful of these habits as a parent that you may or may not want them to pick up on as they grow older:
Using Phone Manners
How and when we talk on our phones gets passed along to our littlest mimickers. If you ever want to see how you look while talking on the phone, hand your kiddo a pretend phone and watch. We guarantee that what you’ll witness afterward is a reflection of you.
Unhappy with your body? Join the club, but please don’t shame yourself in front of your tot. Kiddos pick up on these comments faster than you can imagine — and may repeat it to themselves the next time they look in the mirror.