Best Resolutions to Help With Parenting in 2017

ABC News' Genevieve Brown reports on some New Year's resolutions aimed at helping parents be happier.
1:36 | 01/08/17

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??? If one of your resolutions is to be happier parent in 2017, you're in luck. Joining us is Genevieve brown. Great to have you. Explain the title of the book. Okay, I mean that if parents are constantly putting their kids first and puts themselves last, they can't be happy. That saying if ma'am ma ain't happy, apt nobody happy. What resolutions do we need to make? Treat your spouse as well as your treat your barista. I noticed that I was more polite to people at Starbucks at times than to my own husband. That is not okay. Being appreciated leads to happiness in the home. It's difficult because the one thing that I think all parents have in common, a common denominator, we're all sleep-deprived. You have to get sleep at any cost. It will change your life overnight. Get the sleep. Get the iPads out of the bedro bedroo bedrooms. You'll be happier. Do as I say, not as I do. Take your own advice. The advice that you dish out to your kids. You also say, it's great to see friends and take care of yourself as well. Absolutely, if your toddler has a more robust social calendar than you do, it's a problem. Great to have you. Your book, "The happiest mommy you know" it's available Tuesday, January 12th. Make sure you snag it, everybody.

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