10 Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

By M-Power

I talk a lot in my positive psychology practice about things you should do, or try to do, or say to your kids. Today, while giving you 10 things to never say to your child, I am not trying to be negative, but help you to understand that what we say matters. I found an article online from Parenting Magazine, written by Michelle Crouch. This was an interesting article and as a psychologist, it caught my attention. Now hopefully, you’re already aware of the obvious ones, okay. Like saying “Oh, she’s the cute one.” Oh really? Be careful with that one. Or “He’s the smart one” or “She’s the athletic one.” Putting these labels on our kids doesn’t help. “Why can’t you be more like your brother?” These are the obvious. We are not going to go there today. This particular article triggered some thinking for me and I wanted…

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