Growing up, I remember when my parents would speak really harshly to me, and in those moments I remember thinking, “I won’t ever grow up to speak to my kids that way.” And while I still am trying to hold that promise to myself, I am not perfect.We’ve all been there – we’ve told our kids a million times what the rules are, yet they come trampling through the house with dirt on their shoes, they leave their dirty clothes in the floor, they leave snack wrappers in their room, or they forget to complete their homework and come home with a zero as a score.
In the moment, it’s easy to get frustrated, and it’s easy to say the wrong thing to them. However, it’s important to remember that the words you speak to your child are the words that will become their inner monologue.
You are their inner voice.Whether that monologue is a cheerleader or a bully is up to you. That might sound dramatic and if you are someone who believes in harsher parenting styles, it may sound like hogwash.Read more on awarenessact.com