When life is sweet,
say thank you &
When life is bitter,
Say thank you &
As I Grow
~ Helene Rothschild
As I grow please…Understand that I am growing up and changing very fast. it must be difficult to keep pace, but please try.
As I grow please…Listen to me and give me brief, clear answers to my questions. Then I will keep sharing my thoughts and feelings.
As I grow please…Reward me for telling the truth, Then I am not frightened into lying.
As I grow please…Tell me when you make mistakes and what you learned from them. then I can accept that I am O.K, even when I blunder,
As I grow please..Pay attention to me and spend time with me. Then I can believe that I am important and worthwhile.
As I grow please… Do the things that you want me to do. Then I have a good, positive role model.
As I grow please…Trust and respect me. Even though I am smaller than you, I have feelings and needs, just like you.
As I grow please… Compliment and appreciate me. then I will feel good and I will want to continue to please you.
As I grow please…Help me explore my unique interest, talents, and potential in order for me to be happy, i need to be me and not you or someone you want me to be.
As I grow please…Be an Individual and create your own happiness. Then you can teach me the same and I can live a happy, successful and fulfilling life.