Even though I am not the best right now I stll love to have my children and their family come by. Right now I have 7 in my pool and I am inside letting them have fun. Then they are going to start the grill and get the food ready. My DGD is spending the night and Friday during the day since i haven't been able to get her it was better for her to come here. Enjoy your family because in a blink of an eye people can be gone and you will wish you spent time with them. Don't let that happen. Smile.
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Surround Yourself with Positive People and Actions
We cannot choose our families, but we can choose HOW we deal with our family members with positive attitude and words. If family members are negative and give you negative feedback about anything in your life--turn the negatives into a positive by either NOT responding to the negative OR by saying, "I understand how you feel" and leave it at that. Family members may not provide positive feedback, but you can be proud of all your accomplishments--small or big changes.
YOU know what you have accomplished, and it is not necessary to react or respond to negativity no matter who is spewing it out negativity. Often, "Silence is golden" can be a positive when it comes to families. Love them and ignore their negativity. 104
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