Today’s Phrase November 2013

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 in Today's phrase

25th Nov

Unfortunately, when parents are confronted with children’s misbehaviour, they are unaware that usually disturbing feelings fuel that behaviour. Feelings must be dealt with before behaviour can be improved. By H. Ginott

 

18th Nov

… problems tend to build over time if they are not attended to and can eventually leave us feeling stuck and out of touch. Over time, we may lose confidence in our ability to redirect our energies in ways that would lead to greater satisfaction and happiness, perhaps even to greater health.  Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

12th Nov

 

Your job as a parent is to be there for your kids, to relate to them and get in their world as much as you possibly can. Your job is to understand them, to recognize them as NEW in this world and to create a safe space for them to learn and grow. It is your job to make it safe for them to express ANYTHING they need to express.

By Jolette Jai www.jaiinstituteforparenting.com 

 

3rd Nov

A child’s feelings must be taken seriously, even though the situation itself is not very serious. Dr Haim Ginott