Category Archives for "Words that work"

The most magical words in parenting – “next time”

The most magical words in parenting – “Next time…” These are my most favourite words to ever ever use, and teach in parenting! They allow you to correct a child’s behaviour without telling them they’re wrong, and they are ridiculously simple to remember and use! These words work at the subconscious level of the child’s […]

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What NOT to say series – “That’s terrible”

What NOT to say series – “That’s terrible”… and what to say instead! Criticism can be delivered in effective and constructive ways, that don’t have a negative effect on a child’s self-esteem. This video explains the different types of criticism, and gives examples of what language to use, and how to effectively communicate negative feedback […]

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