Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
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The Day I Stopped Saying Hurry Up

The Day I Stopped Saying Hurry Up

Sep 13, 2013-- Being a parent in this fast-paced world often means constantly fighting the clock to maintain control, make appointments, and complete to-do lists. What effect does this constant rushing have on our parenting and on our children? Rachel Macy Stafford was blessed with a laid-back, carefree, stop-and-smell-the roses type of daughter who made her ask this difficult question and who opened her eyes to a new way of parenting. Rachel, creator of the blog "Hands Free Mama" is committed to "letting grasp what really matters." This beautiful blog post describes how her daughter taught her to stop saying "hurry up" and to live a life more centered on the things that really matter. (115011 reads)

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