When your Children share their problems with you

“Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don’t listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won’t tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff.” ~ Catherine M. Wallace

When your children desire to talk to you and share their problems with you, stop everything and listen to them. There is nothing more important to that.

Now, here are some great quotes for kids about about the importance of listening:

“Taking the time to truly listen to someone can communicate our love and respect even more than the spoken word.” -Dave Willis

“The earth has music for those who listen.” –Shakespeare

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never
listen.” –Ernest Hemingway

“We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say.” –Zeno of Citium

“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” –Bernard M. Baruch

“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.” –Ralph G. Nichols

“One must talk little and listen much.” –African proverb

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill

“The first duty of love is to listen.” – Paul Tillich

“A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.” – Wilson Mizner

“He understands badly who listens badly.” –Welsh proverb

“Most people don’t listen with the intent to understand. They listen with the intent to reply.” – Stephen Covey

“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” –Doug Larson

“I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I am going to learn, I must do so by listening.” -Larry King

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