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Phrases that Nurture Respect, Confidence, and Community

This was such a great article I had to share. So excited I discovered this.

Abundant Life Children

A friend asks her injured companion, “What would be helpful?” and responds by kissing a wound.

A reader asked if I would compile a list of my go-to phrases that are useful in my daily work with young children.  She mentioned that in reading my blog, she finds herself writing down phrases that she can keep on hand for when life picks up the pace.

I thought it was a marvelous suggestion!  Keeping a list of phrases in your mental “back-pocket” can come in handy in any occasion.  I have included a list of phrases below with lots of links if you are interested in more of the why behind each phrase.

Each of these phrases originated in its own way: some, suggestions from friends and colleagues, others, the result of conferences I’ve attended or readings I’ve done.  Still others have grown organically out of my personal interactions with young…

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About Shannon

I am a university educated full-time working mother of four children. Proudly Canadian, I freeze my butt off along with my loving partner, two dogs and a cat. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them, but if you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all.


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