4 Ways to Show Love That Your Child/ren will Experience as Love / ep27 show notes

Updated: Mar 27


TOPIC - LOVE

It’s not enough to just love your kids, you also need to express it

  • Builds a healthy attachment


Knowing vs Feeling

  • Important to express love in ways they will understand


SAY IT OUT LOUD

If you’re thinking it in your head, just say it out loud!

Any time is the right time!

  • “I love you” “I love you so much” “I can’t believe how much I love you”


WRITE IT DOWN

Saying it out loud might not be comfortable

  • Mailbox, notes in pocket or backpack

PHYSICAL AFFECTION

Might be safer

  • Hugs, kisses, high fives, daps, arm around the shoulder


TOPIC - PLAY

Safe/social + flight/fight

  • Involves cues of safety like face to face contact, checking for safety

  • Play is in the same state

  • safe/social

  • If one person drops too far into flight/fight, it’s no longer play

  • Play is with the same assumptions or rules


YOUR HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS -

  • Notice how many times you say “I love you” to your kids

  • Play!



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