Using questions for yourself as well as for your children can make a HUGE difference in being an effective, empowered parent. A question empowers, an answer dis-empowers. Asking a question will change the energy from the limitations you are creating with confusion, worry, and frustration to allow possible solutions to show up; creative ones that can be life changing. The key to asking questions is to allow the possibilities to show up without you trying to figure it all out. This is the part that becomes easy. It is time to stop analyzing, comparing and forcing a decision or answer.
It is worth the time to practice using these questions on ourselves as well as with our children and other people we connect with. Notice the shifts of energy that come up when you ask these types of questions.
Here are some examples of questions that you can ask yourself as situations arise:
Open yourself to receive any awareness that comes from asking a question. Keep in mind that the awareness may not come in the same moment, hour or day that you ask. It will come when you are ready and open to receiving it.
Here are some examples of questions that you can ask your child as situations arise:
The more you use questions with kids the more you get to know what they truly do know and you empower them to figure things out. They begin to acknowledge their own capacity to make choices after asking questions and learning from the choices that they do make. What's your most used go to question?
Mary shares her desire to create different possibilities for families and individuals who are looking to live a more conscious and aware lifestyle. BE YOU Parenting is for parents who want to BE all that they truly BE and to allow their kids the same privilege.