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What to do when you feel helpless.


Do you ever feel like throwing in the towel and just giving up? Well picture this scenario:

You are watching 7 kids 3 your and 4 are babysat, ages 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 5, and 12. 
The smallest one has had an ear infection over the course of a week and now has a throat infection.
Your oldest son gets a major bad headache and suddenly has a high fever.
Your daughter breaks out in a fever as well.
Son begins throwing up.
Baby is crying because he is sleepy and not feeling well.
Kids are running around crazy all over the house.
What do you do?

You stop and think of an action plan. First you need to breath, and remind yourself that this is only going to get better. Then you need to prioritise. Get your puking one clean, safe, and comfortable. Get your daughter with a fever laying down resting.Calm all kids with a nice snack and a movie. Sit with the baby and put him to sleep.

No matter how bad things may seem they are totally fixable. Kids just want love and understanding and the best way I have found to deal with them is to put yourself in their shoes. When you do this and come up with a prioritised game plan it all works out. Stay calm and breath and I promise you it will all be OK.

In case you were wondering that was how today went for me. But did I break down? Heck no, I took it all step by step and did what I had to do! Stay strong parents they don't stay small for long!


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