Posts Tagged ‘different personalities’

Using The 5 Love Languages With Your Children

Love is one of those words that have multiple meanings and yet unless you know how you express love individually, it can be rather challenging when discovering another person’s love language. Your children are no exception. According to Gary Chapman, the author of The Five Love Languages, there are five very distinct ways in which a person feels “loved”. He uses the love languages to fill their “love tank”- or even better – to have it overflowing, it’s best to discover not only your own love language but that of your partner. Well, let’s take the same logic behind the successful love language talk and apply it to your children.

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Dealing With A Child Who Is Exactly Like You (& You Can’t Stand It)

Whether you had an “oopsy” or methodically, thought out, well-planned pregnancy, your bundle of joy, snuggled in your womb is just waiting to be born. Your anticipation of the excitement, joys, scary ‘what if’ moments, and the over flowing emotions of love are ready and eager to pour out all over this child. Well… that is until just a few years later as their personality really is developing – it comes out… just like that water balloon that was filled just a wee bit too much. Next thing you know… POP! As clear as day, the voice of your mother fills your ears… just you wait till you have your own! They’ll turn out just like you. And she was right. 

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