As parents we have many different roles- caretaker, chef, chauffer, teacher, listener, story-teller, etc. Putting on my teacher hat- I've made a goal of teaching Teaching my little ones positive self-talk.
At the beginning of the day when they are getting dressed and ready for school we work on positive self-talk. It isn't anything fancy as the short and sweet phrases are what they will remember in the long run. Here are some ideas to get you started if you'd like to join in.
Let me know how it goes with your children!
-Katie Smith, LCSW, PCIT Certified Global Trainer & fellow multi-hat wearer