on parenting


If a child lives with criticism
it learns to condemn
If a child lives with hostility
it learns to fight
if a child lives with ridicule
it learns to be shy
if a child lives with shame
it learns to be guilty
if a child lives with tolerance
it learns to be patient
if a child lives with encouragement
it learns confidence
if a child lives with praise
it learns to appreciate
if a child lives with fairness
it learns justice
if a child lives with security
it learns to have faith
if a child lives with approval
it learns to like itself
if a child lives with acceptance and friendship
it learns to find love in the world