Giving Your Full Attention to Your Friends, Family and Children
Aloha Im Diana Joy Ostroff, as a parent and Doctor to many of my patients that are parents have come to learn that the most important thing to us as parents is the well being of our children. When our children are doing well in their lives we can relax and take care of ourselves so much better. With that being said, what is a gift we can give to our children to help them be the best they can be? The most important thing we can give our children is our presence, our attention.
My One Experience With Not Giving My Attention to My Children
When I was raising my little boys way back when, I remember one time distinctively I was sitting at my desk and my son Aaron started talking to me and he was aware that I was distracted. I had been in the middle of things and after he finished talking he said to me mommy, what did I just say. He knew I was not giving him my full attention and I stopped in that moment and I put everything aside and I asked him to repeat himself. I apologized for not being present with him and gave him my full attention and that was a turning point for me. At the time he may have been about 6 or 7 but, he had the awareness that he needed my attention if he was going to expend his energy communicating with me something that was important to him.
The Most Important Thing We Can Do
The most important thing we can do for our children is give them our full attention and letting them know that they are important and that they are the most important person in the world to us in that moment. It is not much different than with any other person that were with with, our friends, with our clients, with our co-workers, with our staff, with anybody.
let’s give people what they need, they need our attention, our presence. Everyone is important, everyone wants to be appreciated, acknowledged, and respected. Thats the way we’re all gonna feel better about ourselves, more happy, and more connected, and truly what this world needs now is more love, let’s all do it together