What to say to kids instead of “be careful!”

what to say instead of be careful

I’m a bit obsessed with the idea of being a problem-solver these days, and encouraging that mindset in my kid, so when this popped up on my feed, offering alternatives to that mom-reflex-standby of “watch out! be careful!”, I clicked. I love the way these questions invite a kid to stay in their experience, instead of shying away from it, but to engage different parts of their brain and body…

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