Michelle Bluck
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How to raise a self reliant child. Someone once told me "Never do for a child what they can do for themselves." Although this is aimed at parents, I think similar principles apply for teachers. NAEYC 1.B.08

How to raise a self reliant child. Someone once told me "Never do for a child what they can do for themselves." Although this is aimed at parents, I think similar principles apply for teachers. NAEYC 1.B.08

It's important to stay calm and use empathy when we talk to our kids. Sometimes, it's hard to know what to say instead. Here are some examples of how we "react" to our kids and some alternative responses to try instead

It's important to stay calm and use empathy when we talk to our kids. Sometimes, it's hard to know what to say instead. Here are some examples of how we "react" to our kids and some alternative responses to try instead

"Yelling silences your message..." Effective Parenting 101 has lots of ideas to stop the yelling cycle you might find yourself in. #parenting #positiveparenting

"Yelling silences your message..." Effective Parenting 101 has lots of ideas to stop the yelling cycle you might find yourself in. #parenting #positiveparenting

Practice the #pause. It will allow you to #reflect and #respond to situations rather than #react spontaneously. Often when we entertain lower energy thoughts feelings and emotions to the extent that we become carried away by the momentum - which makes it challenging for us to shift back into a state of being centered and neutral. When we take a moment instead it stops the momentum dead in its tracks and allows us to consider matters from a state in which we can make decisions from a clear…

Practice the #pause. It will allow you to #reflect and #respond to situations rather than #react spontaneously. Often when we entertain lower energy thoughts feelings and emotions to the extent that we become carried away by the momentum - which makes it challenging for us to shift back into a state of being centered and neutral. When we take a moment instead it stops the momentum dead in its tracks and allows us to consider matters from a state in which we can make decisions from a clear…