As parents, we have to get so much done in so little time. However, the truth is that if you're a little less efficient, your parenting experience will be much more rewarding. I urge you to make and keep these six simple "inefficiency" resolutions for 2016:
Best to all for a happy, healthy, and slightly inefficient New Year!
Dr. Harley A. Rotbart is Professor and Vice Chairman Emeritus of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado. He is the author of three books for parents and families, including the recent No Regrets Parenting; a Parents advisor; and a contributor to The New York Times Motherlode blog. Visit his blog at noregretsparenting.com.