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Re: He told me Dinah

Posted by All Done on October 22, 2005, at 22:28:36

In reply to Re: He told me All Done, posted by Dinah on October 21, 2005, at 8:18:55

> > The other day I was arguing with him about taking a nap and he said, "mom. I need you to listen to me. You're making me angry." Yeah...my three-year old man.
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> That reflects so well on you! When they say something very precocious they're probably echoing back the style of words they hear. I think that's a wonderful and respectful way you speak to your son, and a wonderful and respectful way he's learning to speak to you.
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> Mine was always wonderfully polite, but he would never admit that I was making him angry. I'm pretty sure I know what that means he's reflecting. :(
>
> You have a lot to be proud of, Laurie.

Thank you, Dinah. :)

A bit after I told the story to my T, he said I had a talent for being a mom. It was nice hearing it from him especially since he works with children. I managed to take it at face value and just felt good for a little while. Your post did that for me, too. :)


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