We are working on being “gentle” – all of us. With me, I am mindful to be gentle with my words. I know that my words are not just words. The tone, the meaning – they are all conveyed and sometimes the message gets lost.
With our children, we are really trying to drive home the idea of “gentle words” and “gentle hands”. They get frustrated so easily, and the easiest way for them to express that is to lash out by yelling or to using their hands.
Do you have any books that you read to your kiddos, or websites that have helpful tips to teach children about being gentle? We like aha! parenting, as well as Love & Logic…time to go back and review some articles! Please leave your suggestions in the comments – thank you!!