All humans share a love of STORIES. In all cultures, whether oral or written, these stories transmit values, insights, and information to their audience. It is no secret that reading, and being literate, is integral to a child’s success. Here are a few ways to get your child hooked on reading:
“All a baby needs is love… and diapers!
Of course, my brother’s wise words aren’t entirely true, but they encapsulate the message of this post: showing your child that she or he is loved, valued, respected and accepted by YOU is the most important part of parenting.
When a child knows these to be unequivocally true, he or she will grow self-worth and confidence. Your child will be resilient. Your child will naturally love her- or himself, and be better capable of giving love to, and receiving love from, others.
No one can be perfect all the time – as I know from personal experience – so just pick one of these to consciously do each day. Even a few minutes of true focus and attention for your child will affirm your love.
Here are 8 Simple Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved: