Thursday, April 25, 2019

mentoring versus modeling (living versus acting)

June 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Parenting From Balance©

We often hear caregivers prompt children to behave a certain way “Say hello!” “Say goodbye!” “Say thank you!” or our favorites: “You’re OK!” and “That’s not scary! Why are you afraid? You don’t have to be!”

So what’s next….Will they be calling you from college for social cues? Or, will they become like the proverbial joke about the henpecked husband, who, when offered a choice of custard for dessert, turns to his wife, asking “Dear, do I like custard?”