“I hate you!”. A statement no parent wants to hear. A statement every parent is forced to hear. Children communicate their feelings in a number of ways. If we can set aside ‘what’ was actually said and focus on ‘why’ it was said, I believe we can understand their viewpoint. The first step in doing that is to lose the ego.
We are the parents. We are the grown ups. We are wise. But we are ignorant. A child’s needs, desires are constantly evolving. A favorite toy today can be forgotten tomorrow. Undoubtedly, we know our children best. But they know themselves better. Children should to be respected. They need to feel respected. Always assume youContinue reading “My child, his (her) needs”
A child is an individual. With their own thoughts, preferences, personality. They may not be as calm as we want, as brilliant as we aspire, as obedient as convenient, as talented as we once thought we were. But they are one of a kind. Once we accept, we can understand them better and support themContinue reading “My unique child”