Praise and encouragement. What is the difference? When do you use ‘Vitamin E’ as Dr. Leman calls it? To find out listen to today’s episode!
The Great American way is to praise, reward, and punish when it comes to raising our families. We as humans want praise and we give praise. Because of this we forget the difference between praise and encouragement. It’s time you focused on the act, not the actor.
I am talking about the Vitamin E- Encouragement.
You cannot overdo it. In fact, if you use Vitamin E, your relationship with your kids will change instantly!
1. Be consistent in your use of encouragement
2. Think your way through it, because it is not natural
Because the grain is set inside us already, it is hard to make this kind of change. It is like pushing a boulder uphill.
In my book, Have a New Kid by Friday, you will find a list of encouragement phrases that you can practice and have “in your back pocket” for those moments!
Also, you’ll find a much of useful resources at Dr. Leman.com
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