20 Ways to Help Your Child be Happy

20 WAYS TO HELP YOUR CHILD BE HAPPY

(ACCORDING TO POPE FRANCIS IN "THE JOY OF LOVE" )

 

 

 

 

Give your children reasons to believe that they can trust you. #263

Give your children more time than luxuries. #261

Give your children reasons why something is wrong rather than giving them a rule . #264

Give your children the words "Please", "Thank you" and "Sorry" and use them often. #266

Give your children a memory of you smiling (Do not underestimate this eternal smile). #172

Give your children correction so that they feel safe in your hands. #269

Give your children hope by teaching them how to wait for things they want now. #275

Give your children the ability to see hurt they cause so they learn to be sorry . #268

Give your children a sense of the suffering of others so they learn to be selfless. #277

Give your children pleasure in ordinary things so they learn to appreciate what they have. #182

Give your children an ability to talk to God so they discover that he listens to them. #287

Give your children a sense that the environment is their home so they learn to look after it. #276

Give your children an experience of caring for forgotten people so they learn compassion. #289

Give your children the freedom to grow up at their own pace so they can enjoy themselves. #288

Give your children enough freedom to discover that the world is indeed good. #279

Give your children limits to what they find and whothey meet through social media. #260

Give your children an experience of your kindness so that they begin to imitate you. #276

Give your children experience of the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.* #290

Give your children a sense that love brought them into the world, even if it has failed since. #163

Give your children evidence of your love and respect for their grandparents. #188

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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