Positive Parenting: How to Turn a Negative Into a Positive Teaching Moment! by Gail Harris

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4 years ago
Positive Parenting: How to Turn a Negative Into a Positive Teaching Moment!

As the wallpaper for his iPod, my son chose a photo of an overweight man being arrested who wore a shirt that said, “This really sucks.” He thought it was hilarious. I knew it had to go, but what a great teaching moment! A chance to say that behind the joke was negativity. 

I didn’t say how he was being fed bad thoughts about life – one more gloomy message from adults who should know better. That all the small choices he makes add up and color his life. 

He changed the picture to a dorky donkey that made us both smile. He was happy and I was glad to be his mom.

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Gail Harris
Donna John . Yea. I actually needed to read it today. So thanks, my friend!
Donna John
Sending good vibes your way, Gail Harris . Miss your tips!
Gail Harris
Donna John I miss writing them. But my next book is brewing. Things are coming together incredibly.
Donna John
That's great to hear!!
Gail Harris
Donna John Thanks. Much appreciated. have a great weekend.

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