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  • #5005
    Erin Loechner
    Keymaster




    #5291
    Rachel Allred
    Participant

    I just read about this approach in another book! The author talked about how questions are a child’s way of expressing love and trust and their way of starting a conversation. So when the author’s child asked what’s that when pointing to an elephant or something else, she’d tell a story and her child would come and listen and relax, really seeking relationship over answers at times. I need to remember this!! Such a good way of looking at things!

    #5623
    Erin Loechner
    Keymaster

    I love that example, Rachel – thanks for sharing!
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    #5755
    anonymous
    Participant

    this video, along with your “show me the hard part” has been a GAME CHANGER in our house in just under a week! i can’t thank you enough! it’s funnny and amazing how a small change in words can bring about a whole different understanding.

    #6026
    anonymous
    Participant

    Love that tip, Erin!

    Sometimes I turn the question around to my three-year-old and ask her “why do you think that is?”. She is usually able to answer the question because she does know the answer and just wants to converse.
    More often than not, we land on “because God is sovereign.” :)

    #6148
    Erin Loechner
    Keymaster

    So happy to hear that, Becky, and Alyssa – love the idea of turning it around! Thanks for sharing with us all! :)

    #6729
    Tala Ciatti
    Participant

    I would love to hear more about the “show me the hard part” that Becky Gean referenced above – where can I find that?

    Thanks!

    #6777
    Erin Loechner
    Keymaster

    You got it, Tala – right here! :)





    #6802
    Tala Ciatti
    Participant

    Just watched, and I love it. Thank you!

    #6952
    Erin Loechner
    Keymaster

    You’re so welcome, Tala!

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