Sesame Street is teaching our kids, is’t it time we learned this too. Self- Regulation is on the bottom of the list of character traits for most the western world. I am definitely among those in that calculation. It is still a Strength we use it sometimes otherwise this world would be really messed up. Character strengths can be developed and I know that is my goal to increase my self-regulation.
What is more important as a parent is a parents self- regulation is a huge part of a child’s wellbeing. Our children need us to be disciplined. Our children are our greatest gift and responsibility. They do not do what we tell them, they do what they see us model. ~ Live your strengths, develop your strengths, develop children who develop their strengths. It is a decision we make minute by minute ~ Katrina