Today’s Parenting Tip:
Decide: You can believe the compliments you receive.
Practice: Every time you receive a compliment today, respond with only a sincere, “Thank you.” Don’t explain it away (Oh this old thing.”) Don’t tell yourself the person who is offering the compliment wants something. Don’t pretend you didn’t hear it.
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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.
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Read the whole story at Correct; Don’t Criticize – Part 2.