"The world will hurt, disappoint, and disillusion our children through the years, no doubt. The brief season of childhood is a time to strengthen our children with our guidance, support, and unconditional love. True strength is forged in gentleness, guided by wisdom, and steeped in peace." L.R.Knost www.littleheartsbooks.com
"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.