Posts tagged Mindfulness
Modeling Behavior vs. Forcing It

You know how we're always making our kids say "thank you"? because that's how we teach them to be polite?

Last week I spent like 5min trying to get Ethan (3) to say thank you to his teacher for giving him a special snack (goldfish) since he didn't like the one they had (fruit🤦‍♀️). Yet clearly after 5min, even if I could have gotten him to say thank you (which I couldn't), I know it wouldn't actually have meant anything to him anyway... just another one of those "mom wanted me to do something so I did it to get her off my back" moments.

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