As a mother of a young baby or toddler, you want to try and squeeze as much quality time out of them as possible. You want to do as much and be with them as much as you can before they begin to grow up and become preoccupied with their own lives. However, sometimes young children can make this a very difficult task. Sometimes, unbeknownst to them, they can ruin the sweetest of moments by doing things such as play up or create a mess. But there are still ways to salvage the quality time you had hoped for even when these sorts of instances occur. There are still ways to get the most out of motherhood at all times, you just need to manage it correctly. Read on to find out how to do so.
Sometimes, in order to salvage a moment between you and your child when they are in the midst of a tantrum is to get stern. Nobody likes telling their children off, especially in the vicinity of other people, but sometimes it has to be done. And to do so with your child in an effective and timely manner you have to remain certain, definite and determined with them throughout the telling off process. When you child sees that you won’t be yielding to their demands, they’ll realize that they aren’t going to get whatever it is they were crying for by crying about it. Thus, they will calm down and you will be able to resume getting the most out of every second with them once again.
Keep them clean
Kids make mess — they always have done and always do. They make a mess with food. They make a mess with toys. They make a mess with just about anything they touch. So, it’s a futile venture to try and stop this mess from appearing. But it’s not a futile venture to try and manage this mess. It’s not a futile venture to try and control and manage the mess your child makes. To do this, for dinner time you should look into what are the best baby chairs for mess prevention, and you should purchase the one that suits you. And for playtime, you should ensure your child puts away up every toy they play with as soon as they’re done playing with it. By managing the plights of motherhood messiness in this way you afford yourself the best opportunity possible to enjoy meals and playtime with your child without having to worry about clearing up after them later on.
Keep them safe
Not only is mess drawn to children, but injuries are too. As your child explores his or her home, or even the world further afield, they are going to hurt themselves at some point. However, there are ways to prevent accidents and injuries occurring to your child so that they don’t ruin any special moments between the two of your by crying and moaning. One way to do so when you are out at a playground is to ensure you help them with every piece of playing equipment they use. This could mean holding their hand, or it could mean keeping a close on eye on them. By doing this you will reduce the risk of injury, and therefore reduce the risk of having a special moment between the two of you spoiled by crying.