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Build Character with this Delicious Triple A Recipe!

Vinegar or honey, what do kids really want? "Toys, candy, and their own way," answer millions of parents.

They say you can catch more flies with a spoonful of honey than with a cupful of vinegar. So why do too many toys, too much candy, and constantly giving in to our children, create sour little characters? Aren't these the ingredients for honey?

Let's consider the most delicious ingredients: what kids really want and how to give it to them. The Triple A Recipe for honey ? attention, appreciation, and affection are delicious, powerful, and bonding.

Children thirst for your positive attention.
Cheering them on at their special events
Reading stories with them
Listening to their ideas are a few tasty and needed ingredients.

Children thrive on appreciation.
Saying,"Thank-you"
Smiles
Specific praise for specific deeds warm their hearts and increase their desire to be close to you.

Children crave affection.
Hugs
Kisses
Notes of love tell them how much you care about them.

Parents, it's your attention, your appreciation, and your affection that your kids really want. With this Triple A Recipe you will positively influence your children, their character, and their future. This recipe will also create an unbreakable bond between you and your children because you will be giving them what they really want ? you. You are the honey!

Jean Tracy, MSS, Edmonds, WA.
http://www.KidsDiscuss.com
Learn powerful parenting concepts that you can use right now! Informative articles written by this seasoned therapist brings you the tips and tools you must use to raise your awesome kids with solid characters. Sign up for this FREE Parenting Newsletter, Tips and Tools for Character Builders, and download FREE bonding activities when you subscribe at: http://www.KidsDiscuss.com

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