Which one of your children do you love the most? I know what you're thinking. You don't ASK parents that! We're not supposed to have favorites. That's hurtful. We should love all our children equally right? You're correct, congratulations, you passed the pen and paper test.
But do you really walk the talk? Children are keenly sensitive to their parent's actions and attitudes in developing their own sense of self. We must guard against anything that would result in our children developing feelings of being "less than" or "less loved" or "or less worthy" than their siblings.
Yet, we unwittingly do just that in several ways that many of us are completely unaware of. It's always easier to see when OTHER people are favoring a child, but its much harder to notice it in our own families. Check the list below to make sure you're not accidently leaving one child feeling they are second fiddle in your family.
Here are the 6 Ways to Avoid Showing Favoritism:
1. Never CompareRead More »from Mommy Likes Me Best! - 6 Ways to Avoid the Favoritism Trap