I also see that my dad is on edge because I am on edge and that puts me more on edge because I want him to relax. You see where this is going right?
Please yell for your kids! Please cheer for your team! Feel free to jump up and down when your kid makes their first buckets! Please be positive! But, make sure you’re yelling the right stuff so you don’t look like a fool.
Don’t be that mom that just stands up, claps, and cheers- then whispers to the person on her left, “What just happened?” Learn SOCCER!
I have my off days like we all do, but my last reply to “How’s your day?”
“Satisfied to the point of being perceptibly smug.” This satisfaction/happy stuff? These are learned skills.