The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice~ Peggy O'Mara Ellie talks to stuffed animals, dolls, her younger brothers, other kids.the SAME way we talk to HER. It's kind of scary.
Listen earnestly to your children. Listen earnestly to your children. Listen earnestly to your children.
Be mindful of what you say to children. Harsh criticism, careless words, and unfair judgments all damage children to a far greater degree than most adults realize. I cringe whenever I heard parents called their kids stupid.
Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources "Yelling silences your message." Effective Parenting 101 has lots of ideas to stop the yelling cycle you might find yourself in.
Don't rescue your child from a challenge. Teach them how to face it. From Catalyst: I'd say this depends on whether the challenge is one that the child has chosen him or herself, or whether it was just a requirement.
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Often times the bullies and the kids who act out are so deprived of positive attention and reinforcement they will do anything for any type of attention. It takes a special teacher to get to the heart of these kids and make a difference in their lives.
"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice." Give them love, encouragement and appreciation, and their inner voice will nurture them to success and happiness.
Great Advice When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it\'s your job to share our calm, not join their chaos. Knost: When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it's your job to share our calm, not join their chaos.
Happy 2012! A New Year's Day Challenge
I pray my children see me as a woman of: fairness, caring, & that of integrity, as well as a Godly Mother!