Language for Connection

With all this time spent at home together, how we speak and hear each other is becoming increasingly important. In the positive realm, I’m sure you’re getting to know yourself in your family in new ways, and experiencing close bonding with your children/partner. But with all the stress and unknown in the flow of our lives now, I’m also sure you’ve needed and wanted space (mentally and physically). I’m attaching to this blog a couple of ”positive language” reminders I’ve seen that really speak to me as a teacher. Especially in this time of endless and very close time together, it’s important to use our words in a way that supports the inner needs of our kids, and connects with them instead of emotionally pushing them away. Because even in the struggle moments, we need each other more than ever!

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