If a Child Lives With. . .
by Dorothy Law Nolte
If a child lives with criticism. . . . . . . . . .he learns to condemn.
If a child lives with hostility. . . . . . . . . .he learns to fight.
If a child lives with fear. . . . . . . . . .he learns to be apprehensive.
If a child lives with jealousy. . . . . . . . . .he learns to feel guilt.
If a child lives with tolerance. . . . . . . . . .he learns to be patient.
If a child lives with encouragement. . . . . . . . . .he learns to be confident.
If a child lives with praise. . . . . . . . . .he learns to be appreciative.
If a child lives with acceptance. . . . . . . . . .he learns to love.
If a child lives with approval. . . . . . . . . .he learns to like himself.
If a child lives with recognition. . . . . . . . . .he learns that it is good to have a goal.
If a child lives with honesty. . . . . . . . . .he learns what truth is.
If a child lives with fairness. . . . . . . . . .he learns justice.
If a child lives with security. . . . . . . . . .he learns to trust in himself and others.
If a child lives with friendliness. . . . . . . . . .he learns the world is a nice place in which to live.
Our school counselor, Mrs. Cooper, has set up this page as a resource for parents, guardians, and students to discover new ways of helping and get important questions answered.