So, what makes parents happier?

Wow, you guys, we loved seeing all of your happy moments for our ‘What makes you happier as a parent challenge’. I don’t think you need to be a parent to appreciate them — they are just these wonderful, inspiring, funny, simple, and awesome snippets of life you captured about your kids.

As I was browsing through them, I realized that as parents, there are some common things that makes us happier. We are different, our kids are different, and yet, we all have a lot in common. So, inspired by your happy moments, here are just a few things that make parents happier:

Celebrating kids’ small triumphs

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Watching kids invent new ways to do things

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Coming up with fun family traditions to make routines happier

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Getting unexpected compliments

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Seeing kids become awesome humans

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Having their own comedy act on call

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And without a doubt, at the end of exhausting, busy, hectic days of juggling a bajillion things and trying to keep their sanity, all parents I know love and appreciate one kind of happy moments:

Watching their kids sleep

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Thank you for sharing your parent happy moments with us and the Happier community!

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