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Tools to Empower Kids

Tools to Empower Kids

What kind of tools or resources do your kids have at their disposal when they’re sad, hurt, confused, grumpy, scared, apprehensive, or not feeling well? Do they know how to use these tools?

Do you teach them how to communicate their feelings and emotions, and allow them to understand what they’re feeling or thinking? Do you offer them tools to help them when they can’t find their words?

Have you ever considered how your kids perceive emotions, physical health, mental health, mood management, boundaries, personal space, actions and consequences, or their own wellbeing – and how these influence the different areas of their life – by how you approach, and manage, these areas of your own life?

It’s easy to forget they weren’t born with all the tools and knowledge that they need to navigate their world, and themselves. This comes with growth and experience – and who better to learn from than their parents?

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Love Languages for Kids: Receiving Gifts

Love languages for kid - giftsEnding off our ‘Love Languages for Kids’ series today with Receiving Gifts.

Have you enjoyed this series? Do you feel that it has helped you understand your LO’s style of communicating love? I’d love to hear from you!

RECEIVING GIFTS

If Gifting, either giving or receiving gifts, is your child’s primary (or even secondary love language) they feel loved, and in return show love, by gifts. For these children, it is more the thought and intention behind the gift than the actual gift itself.

🎁 Things to encourage:

  • Make special occasions ‘special’
  • Not all gifts have to be big gestures – keep it spontaneous
  • Make the effort to think of meaningful gifts

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Love Languages for Kids: Physical Touch

love languages - physical touchActs of Service, Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Physical Touch, and Gifting – each child has their own way to feel loved, and to give love back to others.

Have you been following along? Have these posts helped you understand your LO?

Today we’re talking about PHYSICAL TOUCH

If Physical Touch is your child’s primary (or even secondary love language) they thrive off physical affection and being in close proximity to their loved ones. Does your child speak the language of ‘Physical Touch’? What are some of the ways they display this?

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Love Languages for Kids – Acts of Service

Love languages for kids - acts of serviceActs of Service, Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Physical Touch, and Gifting – each child has their own way to feel loved, and to give love back to others.

Identify the love language of your LO and strengthen the bond with them by ‘speaking’ their language. Helping to understand how your child speaks love will encourage a healthy relationship within the five different areas, which will come in useful in their own relationships as adults. It will also go a long way towards developing strong and healthy communication channels between you and your child.

ACTS OF SERVICE

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