Do you love working a lot of hours in order to see a hefty check on payday? Perhaps, you have a boss who will not take “no” as an answer about overtime. How many times have you promised to play a game with your children only to put it off until another time? The majority of parents are so busy trying to make ends meet and have forgotten about living for today. I know that you have to pay the bills. And, yes, parents should provide a stable monetary future for themselves and their children. However, it is so important to enjoy being aware of the present time. Tomorrow is not promised to any of us.
Of course, it is good to plan for the future. However, it is best to have be balanced when it comes to working and spending quality time with your family. I appeal to those of you who are young married couples, engaged couples, or single parents. Plan to live a balanced life filled with the intent of enjoying it. If there are any bumps in the road, and there will be, use wisdom to get past them. Do not forsake family for monetary gain that often does not bring happiness.
Be sure to nurture relationships with family, so that you may reap a harvest of love and joy. When you give your time to family, you will get it back in return. Do not leave your children with relatives the majority of their younger lives. They need to be with their parents, so that family bonds can be formed. Also, do not allow the television to raise them.
If the children are involved in any school, community, or church activities, give them your undivided support. This will help to build their confidence. Their learning abilities will become better. They will appreciate being supported by their parents. The events will be memory makers for them. Do not forget to take plenty of pictures.
I employ you to teach your children something that you know will be a lasting hobby or career for them. I mean, when you see an innate talent in your child, nurture that ability. It can become something that will be advantageous to their future earnings. It’s worth a try and if it does not work, you can say you did try to help. Teaching your children how to be resourceful can be a good thing.
It will be good to adjust your work schedule so that you can spend time with your family. I know that on some jobs there is no flexibility. If that is true, then you need to make the best of every moment. When you have an day off from work, be sure to take time to rest and play. You will need to divide your time between your family and yourself. You have to become creative. It can be done.
You will be glad that you endeavored to spend time balancing work and family. It takes love and persistence to build a family. It takes a lot of work to do it. However, the effort is very much worth it. As a result, you will be happy that you took the time to build lasting bonds that make good memories.