9 ESSENTIAL AFFIRMATIONS
By Isolina Ricci, Ph.D.
Strengthen your best intentions and inner wisdom with affirmations.
We Are Still A Real Family
I assure my children that while our way of being a
family has changed, we are still a real family
I remember to gently reassure my children that I love them and
will always take care of them...no matter what.
I Am Here
I show my children every day that I am always here for them-in person, via phone,
e-mail, texts-now more than ever before. They need not fear that they will lose me.
I Help My Children Cope Successfully
I find gentle ways to interpret the changes for my children and
coach them on ways to help themselves and learn life skills.
I Help My Children Feel Safe And Hopeful
I act in a way so that my children feel safe and hopeful about the future.
I Protect My Children From My Stress And Fears
I take care of myself, get good advice and support, and reduce my stress.
I do not pass my stress or fears to my children.
I Protect My Children And Keep Them Out Of The Middle
I keep my arguments and frustrations with the other parent
>private and out of the child’s hearing and sight.
I Keep Order And Structure
I help my children feel a sense of order and security
with a daily routine, eating meals together and house rules.
I Take Time To Play And Talk With My Children
We laugh, play, hang out, listen, talk, and enjoy!
Feed your mind good thoughts
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