Entries Tagged as 'good parent'

Give honest and sincere appreciation

June 27th, 2008 / 5 Comments

When I am shopping, I like to give a compliment to the clerks. I look hard for something to give a sincere compliment. “That’s a nice necklace you have on” or “I like that color of nail polish on you.” My ulterior motive is, if I am nice to them, they will give me better […]

Don’t criticize, condemn or complain

June 27th, 2008 / 3 Comments

What do we say to our children when they make an ugly face or cross their eyes? “Your face and eyes are going to get stuck that way!” In the same way, we can get into a habit of being negative and critical of our children that we get stuck that way. Dale Carnegie writes […]