“CHILDREN LEARN WHAT THEY LIVE”

If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn.
If children live with hostility, they learn to fight.
If children live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive.
If children live with pity, they learn to feel sorry for themselves.
If children live with ridicule, they learn to feel shy.
If children live with jealousy, they learn to feel envy.
If children live with shame, they learn to feel guilty.
If children live with encouragement, they learn confidence.
If children live with tolerance, they learn patience.
If children live with praise, they learn appreciation.
If children live with acceptance, they learn to love.
If children live with approval, they learn to like themselves.
If children live with recognition, they learn it is good to have a goal.
If children live with sharing, they learn generosity.
If children live with honesty, they learn truthfulness.
If children live with fairness, they learn justice.
If children live with kindness and consideration, they learn respect.
If children live with security, they learn to have faith in themselves and in those around them.
If children live with friendliness, they learn the world is a nice place in which to live.
~ by Dorothy Law Nolte ~

2 Replies to ““CHILDREN LEARN WHAT THEY LIVE””

  1. I totally agree,it is up bringing,it is is as parents or a parent that instills good values,in our kids,it is us that love our kids that they intended so so,teaching them they are loved ,they are special

  2. Love this! Very wise words and so important. I actually need to print it and paste it on my fridge and read it EVERY SINGLE DAY.

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