If you only do one thing today for your child.

People are critical and as parents we are our child's worst critic, at times examining flaws with a fine tooth comb and comparing our child to what we think he/she should be. So your mission today, if you choose to accept, is to discard these notions of "Shoulds" and "What-Ifs" and embrace your child for who and what they are today, while encouraging them to be better and lastly, if you only do one thing today for your child, don't forget to PRAISE them for the things they do well, big and small. They will feel renewed and motivated to continue pleasing you.

About Tamara Pommells EdS. LPC. LCADC.

Holistic Behavioral Solutions is a community wellness agency, psychotherapy practice and mentoring program in Mercer County, New Jersey which supports individuals, youth and their families as they transition towards a higher level of functioning. Our team of practitioners adhere to a philosophy that values diversity and authenticity and validates the strength and experience of our client base. Services are provided within the community, in office or online for your benefit and convenience. Please call 609-752-3098 for services.
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One Response to If you only do one thing today for your child.

  1. Trina says:

    Praise your child for the things they do well, big and small”, yes I get that by doing this it encourages them and helps mold their self-esteem but I sometimes find it hard to do that. I feel that at a certain age children know how to do things and how they should be done so if they do them well, they way they were taught, should you praise them for that? I think yes IF they initiate the thing THEMSELVES or make it better by their own creation. I just feel that they should not get praise for doing JUST enough to get by even if its done well!

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