You’re the one doing it because it’s very difficult for the child.
You believe in independent learning and self-discovery.
You sit with your child supervising him/her for help with questions.
3, 4 or more, you love big families!
1 or 2 is fine.
You don’t really think about it.
You grab your child and find another playground.
You act as a mediator creating rules for all the kids to play together as good citizens.
Nothing, my child has to learn how to defend him/herself from others.
Check if he/she is comfortable in bed and say good night.
Ask him/her to give you a hug, but if it doesn’t work it’s ok.
Always say goodnight to your child with a big hug, a kiss and an “I love you”.
You know they will find a way to eat. They have two hands.
You leave a note explaining there are some ingredients in the fridge.
You leave the lunch ready to heat in the microwave, with an instruction list.
Powerful like the President of the United States.
Business minded like Oprah Winfrey.
Creative like Angelina Jolie.
Support their curiosity and help them navigate it safely.
Discuss the pros and cons with them, allowing them to decide.
Already have a gut feeling about the situation and make your call accordingly.
Through plenty of hugs, kisses, and verbal affirmations.
By spending quality time together and being present.
By sensing their emotional needs even when they aren't expressed.
Offer a comforting hug and soothing words.
Give them some space to calm down on their own.
Immediately sense their distress and know how to address it.
Encourage them to explore and express themselves freely.
Provide guidance while letting them make their own decisions.
Always have a watchful eye, ready to intervene if needed.
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