10 WAYS TO SAY “NO” WITHOUT ACTUALLY SAYING IT

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Sean E. Heerey  ND, MA, CCC/SLP

 

Parents and caregivers get tired of saying “No”. Children don’t want to hear the word “No”. Setting limits and establishing boundaries are an important part of raising children.

Sometimes we feel that we have no option when dealing with a child and we must say “NO” quite emphatically and vociferously. Here is a typical scenario: It is time for dinner and your child wants a chocolate bar.

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POSITIVE WAYS TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR CHILD

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Sean E. Heerey  ND, MA, CCC/SLP

 
The words we say have power. Sometimes it is not the words we say but how we say those words that communicates how we are feeling. Our words can have the power to hurt and harm someone or they can heal and uplift.

 

Researchers at Florida International University made an interesting discovery about children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and parental expressed emotions.

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