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The Power of “ Yes ”

The Power of “ Yes ”

Parents are the scribes of their children’s stories and by reflecting these stories, children learn who they are. Children are very aware of all the messages we give them, both verbal and non-verbal.   Take a day and listen to yourself and what you say to your child.  Are you focusing only on what you find them doing “wrong”?  If you find yourself focusing on the negative — stop! Take a break and see if you can find a more positive way to address the “problem.”  In this way you will be able to include your child in making a plan that works.  I always like to ask the child “What do you think will work?” Often their suggestions are better than we could ever invent ourselves. Read more