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The Guide: Positive Language Strategies

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  • Description

    Whether you’re hoping to tackle challenging moments, enhance everyday conversations, or inspire open dialogue about big topics, we’ve got you covered! Our comprehensive guide includes real life examples and consists of three types of positive language strategies:  

    Positive language vs. negative language
    Become familiar with positive language alternatives to common statements like “Don’t hit!” and “Stop throwing sand!” You’ll receive language strategies for specific scenarios that every parent, caregiver, or educator is bound to experience.

    Positive language strategies for challenging moments
    Learn how to set limits and offer meaningful consequences using a positive language approach. Responding to challenging moments in this way clarifies expectations and provides children with valuable opportunities to modify their own behavior. 

    Positive language for everyday conversations
    Desperate to get your child talking after a long day apart? Wondering how to respond when your child requests help for the 100th time? Our positive language strategies will serve you well. We’ll explain the difference between encouragement and praise (and why it matters) and even help you tackle big topics like bodily consent! 

  • Materials & Safety

    Digital Download: The Guide will be sent to your inbox immediately upon checkout. 

    Includes: 45-Page Beautifully Designed PDF 

    About the Author:

    Lauren Vien, M. Ed, taught in private Manhattan preschools for over a decade before joining the Rose & Rex team as Education Director. With a masters in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from NYU, Lauren is deeply passionate about positive language and developmental play. She lives on the Upper West Side with her husband and two young children, Henry and Violet. Family pastimes include building with couch cushions, preparing plant-based meals, and scooting to neighborhood playgrounds.

    The ideas presented on these cards are educational resources and are not substitutes for professional medical treatment or advice.

    This guide is meant to be used solely by the original purchaser and his or her immediate family.  Additional parties wishing to use this guide must purchase their own PDF. The images, layout, design and content of this guide are copyright Rose & Rex 2020. No part of this guide may be reproduced or distributed in any form. 

“Rose & Rex positive language strategies have helped me feel better about the way I speak to my toddler. Instead of constantly saying ‘NO!’ I have learned how to provide him with the information he needs to make better choices.”

Rose & Rex Customer,
Mother of August

Rose & Rex Positive Language Strategies

Are these resources for?
Calling all parents, caregivers, and educators! We'll equip you with the strategies, support, and inspiration you need. Less hovering for us. More problem solving opportunities for them.
Is positive language?
Positive language empowers children to modify their own behavior. Rather than emphasizing negative behavior, this approach offers children kinder, safer alternatives that they can (and will) use independently.
Are we passionate about it?
Negative language (“Don’t do this...” or “You can’t do that...”) causes children to doubt their own abilities, miss out on problem solving opportunities, and struggle to resolve social conflicts.

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