Positive Parenting Blog

Positive Parenting Blog

How to Talk to Children about Death

A couple of years ago, when Ilay was about five, or maybe six, he met the concept of death for the first time. I can’t remember where or how, but he was terrified. The thought kept him awake in the evening and even woke him up at night. He feared

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What to Say when Your Child Says they Hate Themselves

Addressing a child expressing self-hatred or discontent with their life is a delicate matter that requires sensitivity, empathy, and active listening.  Children’s feelings are always big, and so the words they use are big, too. They can’t assess the situation through a balanced view, so they choose the words that

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What to Say When Your Child Says “You’re Stupid!”

Knowing what to say when your child says “you’re stupid” is challenging because your feelings might be hurt. It’s essential to respond calmly and remember that your child’s words are not a reflection of you but rather an expression of their unmet needs. Contrary to what you may think, this

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