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16 phrases your child won’t take the way you meant them

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Whatever we say to our children, we say it with the best intentions. But do our words always have a beneficial effect? From time to time, we end up using worn-out phrases that can actually be harmful to our children in terms of their self-belief and determination to comprehend the world around them.

We at Bright Side have discovered what children might actually hear when their parents use certain phrases. It turns out that in many cases there's always an alternative you can use that will help your child to grow and develop while feeling your love and support.

Preview photo credit Pierrette Diaz
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