Skillful parents always want meaningful ways to show love to their child. And there are a variety of no-cost ways to communicate this powerful message - a message that no amount of expensive medical or educational intervention can equal! If you have a tot at home and want to show your love each day try these ideas. They are free, yet profound. If your little one is:
Parents, we are the major influence in our child's sense of worth. Daily affirm your child by what you say and do. Nurture, teach, and watch for progress - not perfection - in your child.
Public libraries carry many valuable resources on this topic. Two I find helpful are The Five Love Languages of Children by Chapman & Campbell (Moody Press) and How to Really Love Your Child by Dr. Ross Campbell (Victor Press). Now, parent with confidence!
Brenda Nixon helps parents understand their young child and to parent more effectively. She is a popular speaker, columnist, and mother of two. For more information visit her web site: brendanixon.com or call her at (816) 361-9811. ©1999, Brenda Nixon.
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