Name-Calling Is Hurtful. (7-3-13)


Today’s Parenting Tip:

Decide:          Name-calling is hurtful.

Practice:       Listen for name-calling today.

How many examples did you hear?

How many were directed to adults?

To children?

Imagine these were heard over and over day after day.  Fast forward and imagine what effect they might have on the people hearing them.

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 MONSTER WHO LOST HIS MEAN.  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 Correct; Don’t Criticize – Part 1.

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