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Today's Parents

Chiao Kee Lim

Today’s Parents – Things You Say That Can Screw Up Your Child

Do you use any of the following words when you talk to your kids?

• “Good job.”
• “No.”
• “Say please.”
• “Time out.”

If you do, you can be damaging your children.

In this week’s show, Today’s Parents speaks with author, interior designer, mother of two and founder of, Jennifer Lehr. Listen in as Jennifer talks about:

• Why the phrases we commonly use such as “Good job”, “No”, “Say please” and “Time out” can be damaging to our children.
• How positive reinforcement is incorrectly practiced by many parents.
• What to say instead of “Good job”, “No”, “Say please” and “Time out”.
• The most important thing parents should consider when talking to young children.