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Mom Complains About Stressful Day, Then Sees It Through Toddler’s Eyes & Realizes She Was Wrong.

Being able to see the good in bad or stressful situations often just comes down to finding a silver lining. Sometimes you have to look a little harder and dig a little deeper than you’d like, but it’s usually there. Another thing that helps is to change your perspective by seeing the situation through someone else’s eyes, as shown in the video below.

In the clip, a stay-at-home mother greets her husband at the door; he didn’t even need to ask how her day went, based on the haggard look on her face.


A series of flashbacks skirt through her exhausted and overwhelmed mind: one daughter calling from her bed while the baby cries, and having to mediate when her daughters start fighting.


Then there was the stressful trip to the grocery store where little hands were everywhere, yanking items off the shelves; and the icing on the cake, when her daughter literally spills a cake on the floor, frosting and all.


“So yeah,”she says, almost shaking her head in surrender. “It was just a normal day.â€

But when he asks the same question to his older daughter as she prepares to turn in for the night, she has an entirely different take — almost as if she were describing a completely different day.


Where her mom saw non-stop chaos, she tells her father about a day filled with playing with her baby sister, getting “lots of kisses”from mommy, a “fun ride”in a shopping cart — and then, the best part: sitting on the kitchen floor and laughing as she and Mom dipped their fingers into the spilled cake and frosting.


Her mother looks on from the doorway, face crumbled with emotion, as her daughter describes it as “the best day ever!â€


On days when nothing seems to be going your way, take a quiet moment to reflect, and think back from a different perspective. Maybe you’ll find the silver lining you were looking for.

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