Accepting Your Compliments (Daily Parenting Tip)

Today’s Parenting Tip:

Decide:           You can do many things well.

Practice:         When someone pays you a complement today, do not throw it away.  Accept it fully.  A simple thank you is a good response.

Do not say, “It’s nothing. Oh this old thing. I hate my hair.  John is much better at it.”

Don’t say any of those things that we use to “discount” a complement.

Let us know which tips you like the best or any others you think of that you want to pass along to others.

Today’s Decide and Practice daily parenting tip was inspired by our featured picture book, THE CHANDELIERS.  Read the book to a child in your life each day as a reminder of what you are deciding and practicing that day.

Come back each day for another good parenting decision and how to practice it. (Each day’s activity will also be posted on Daily Parenting Tips page for easy access.)

Read the whole story at Quality Time.

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