Thursday, June 14, 2018
Speaking with Kids
Not exactly sure what they want here. My kids are all in their 20s so I speak with them as adults.
But if I'm talking to a younger child, I try not to talk down to them. I don't use words they won't understand, but I try not to belittle them as I speak with them. When I was a kid, I hated when adults talked to me as if I were stupid or uneducated (even though I pretty much was).
I don't really have a lot of chances these days to speak with kids. My kids are grown and I don't have any grandchildren, yet. But I still practice my habit of not speaking down to children whenever I do speak with young folk.
How about you? How do you speak with children? Let me know in the comments below.