If you truly care about the accidental messages you are sharing with your kids about body image, you will begin today to practice new ways to communicate self-worth. You may really need to be much more mindful of your language when anger, frustration or old patterns trigger old responses. Be sure to claim your free ebook on Using Encouraging Words at http://www.AskAuntieArtichoke.com You will be glad you did.
This is a handout I recently shared with the Montana State Child Care Association. The topic of the workshop was on Character & Heart Values. What Makes “A Good Person?” ©Judy Helm Wright www.judyhwright.com Caring, Cooperation, Courage, Courtesy, Communicate,
What To Do If Your Child Has Violent Tendencies Most parents have the highest hopes and anticipation for our children. When your visions of success and happiness are thwarted because of your child’s violent tendencies, parents may be tempted to
“What went well?” is a much more positive way to teach family members to focus on the positive in life rather than the negative. Read this article for 3 tips on raising positive kids in a negative world.
When you build confidence, both in yourself and others, use strong words that evoke a sense of movement. For instance; “I can do it” is certainly stronger than “I can’t do it.” Contrast that to “I choose to do it”
Words can hurt or heal. Choose the words you say so your voice will be one of encouragement and praise, rather than demeaning and negative. Change the way you talk to others, and change their lives and yours.
Parents, teachers, caregivers, coaches and other caring adults are concerned with how to teach values and self-esteem to the children in their lives.
The best way to build confidence and self-esteem is to find things we are good at and enjoy and do more of them. Determine what you or your child is good at and then just do more and better of that. Manage weakness but don’t concentrate on it.