It is said that patience is a virtue and when it comes to children it is very true.  Children require an enormous amount of patience.  When a child is hanging on your arm yelling mommy, mommy for the 10th time, how do you dig up the patience needed to respond appropriately?  What do you tell yourself inside to stop you from yelling or losing your temper?  Here are a few things we can remember in order to help us have the patience needed deal effectively with our child:

  • I was told once that children learn something effectively only after it has been presented to them at least 10 times.  So we must have a lot of patience until we get to that tenth time.  Remember that children are a blank slate; even though they may have seen it many times or you may have told

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