There is one magic word that helps parents cope with situations when a child experiences complex emotions. You probably thought of such words as “love”, “caring”, etc., but this is a different word. It is usually not paid attention to, because it refers to auxiliary words. But, note, has great power in raising children.
This is the word “and.” His power becomes visible when you replace him with the word “but.” The word “but” denies any point of view, and the word “and” adds certain nuances to it.
Consider how building phrases that you pronounce to your child can change their meaning. Continue reading