What would you tell your kids?

We all make mistakes and some days we make a heap load of mistakes.

 
Some days we are on it…everything is going right…choices are easy, the day is flowing you are working your mojo. Then there are other days that the minute you open your eyes things  seem (*seem*) to be on a downward spiral.
 
Those days that are not ideal, alot of people seem to throw their hands up and say “to hell with it” I am just going to eat whatever I want. Image
 
Food will never fix a problem.
 
I like simple. Complicated makes me tense. 
 
Here is a quick fix if you are struggling, having a bad day, unsure of what to do…ask yourself this…
 
What would you say to your kids? If you dont’t have kids what would you say to a friend if they were in that situation?
 
If your kids were inhaling  a container of ice cream would you not tell them to stop it? 
What if they pulled out a bag of chips and went to town on it, would you not tell them to stop? *side note* what are you doing with chips and ice cream in the house anyway?!! lolImage
 
If your kids said they were tired and didn’t want to go to practice, would you tell them to just go and lay on the couch? Same goes for you–we all have long days, but you can still show your butt up to boot camp! Tough love for your kids is exactly what you need!
 
Don’t give yourself permission to do something that you would advise others not to do. I think that is pretty simple.
 
If its not ok for your kids, its not ok for you! Image
 
Use that the next time you say there is nothing to eat in the house or that you had a crappy day and that the only thing that would make you feel better is chocolate….because that is a load of garbage….those are just excuses!
 
So now you have a new strategy…use it! In the process it helps you be a better role model for your family and friends!!! 

 

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