Connecting Without Criticizing
Communication takes sensitivity, empathy, and resisting the urge to criticize or fix young adults.
Words can trigger feelings, and sometimes feelings can trigger anger or resentment. Not at all what we were striving for.
This is especially true when texting. It is easy to take things personally. When we can’t see each other, they can interpret a message of love directed at them as a negative statement.
Motivational posters carry a universal message.
These words are not directed to them personally but as a general suggestion to make life easier.
Words of Wisdom
As loving parents and grandparents, we want to secure emotional bonds and trust with one another.
As caring adults, we want to encourage without nagging. We want to share wisdom without long lectures.
We want to share wisdom without long lectures.
These posters will let them know we have confidence in their problem-solving ability and are here if they need us.
Communicating with Cheerfulness
Remember, they don’t need or want your Presents, but they do want and need your Presence.
This poster will be a constant reminder that you are in their corner. By looking at the sign, they will recognize you are pulling for their success in all personal and professional endeavors.
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