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Keep Calm Mother On! with Christy Thomas

Aug 23, 2019

This episode is about compliments!

Variety is the spice of life, so let’s learn new ways to compliment our kids.  If you only used cinnamon ALL the time, would it still taste good?

ProTip: Start with an observation, then add a character trait.

Christy Tip: Interjections! Pretend your Mr. Rogers.e

Want to read the book I mentioned?

 How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish


Self-Care: Draw a Zentangle.  It’s meditative and creative.  Here's a YouTube video to start you off. 

Play Idea:   Set up an indoor camping experience. Use your real tent if you have space, nature sounds, tape stars on the ceiling, spooky stories, don’t forget songs to sing by a fake campfire. And s’mores!



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~~Got a road trip or just everyday drives around town?  Use the time well by adding in play.

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