An old Irish saying defines charm as the ability to get someone to say “Yes” before you even ask the question. Your presence invokes such a warm feeling from someone else that they’ll gladly do what they can to please you. So how is your parenthood C.H.A.R.M.? Here’s how to exponentially increase your charm with your children:
C—- Converse. Talk regularly with your kids on topics they’re interested in.
H—- Have fun. Do activities with your children that evoke a lot of laughter.
A—- Ask. Ask open-ended questions not just about their day, but what they think about culture, politics, education etc. Don’t judge. Just listen.
R—- Read. Read books/magazines/websites together with them and talk about the contents.
M—- Make memories. Keep that digital camera and video recorder handy to capture those golden moments in years to come.
Huddle up with your children tonight and ask them: On a scale of 1 to 10, how close do you feel with me?
A couple of great websites for parents to visit, that I got this info from by the way, is
For moms : www.imom.com
For dads : www.allprodad.com
Let me know how it’s going charming your children. firstname.lastname@example.org
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