Ten things to say to your child instead of stop crying
Sometimes it can be hard to take yourself out of the moment when your child is upset. But by taking a moment and responding with compassion and patience you can not only help your child but also help yourself feel better.
Because when your kid is upset, it upsets you too.
The first step is acknowledging that they are upset, that you understand that this is hard and that you are there to help them,
And remember that while something may seem small to you, to them, in that moment, it is their whole world.