6 Words You Should Say Today

In an effort to be less verbose, I’ll just say this: This is so worth reading. Thank you Team Kindness for posting it.

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6 Words You Should Say Today

by Rachel Macy Stafford – New York Times Best Selling Author and Certified Special Education Teacher

Rachel Macy Stafford

Very rarely does one sentence have immediate impact on me.

Very rarely does one sentence change the way I interact with my family.

But this one did. It was not from Henry Thoreau or some renowned child psychologist. It was invaluable feedback from children themselves. And if I’ve learned anything on my Hands Free journey, it is that children are the true experts when it comes to grasping what really matters in life.

Here are the words that changed it all:

“… college athletes were asked what their parents said that made them feel great, that amplified their joy during and after a ballgame.

Their overwhelming response: ‘I love to watch you play.'”

The life-changing sentence came at the beginning of an article entitled, “What Makes a…

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