The little ones who cling and cooperate
who listen to instructions
who raise their hands
and smile to answer questions…
They fill you up and keep you coming back. 83 more words
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Parenting challenging children grows my compassion toward others parenting challenging children
If you parent a challenging child, you’ve likely smiled through unrequested advice, bit your tongue when publicly corrected, and pinched back tears against feelings of failure. 284 more words
Toddlers thrive on applause, but as the child grows and thinks more clearly too much praise creates two problems: entitlement and narcissism.
Too much praise creates what some call “praise junkies.” The child grows dependent on the praising adult to define good and bad. 749 more words
Knowing what matters keeps decision making on track. Teaching children how to rate things keeps them on track.
How to practice Emotional Fitness Training’s Rating Exercise: 842 more words