I’m guest posting for Nina today at Sleeping Should Be Easy.

We were having a bad day. Everything was met with resistance. And my responses were less than helpful. But when I asked her, “Do you know what I love about you?” a smile slowly spread across my four year old’s face. “What?” she answered. My quick response was met with “What else?”

And we played this course correcting game for a good long time. And then she asked me, “You know what I love about you, mama?”

Our day suddenly took a turn for the better.

Here are five more ideas to pull yourself out of a bad day:

Read the rest over at Nina’s blog