“I believe in you because...” Fuelling emotional connection.
No matter how difficult things are for a child, no matter how disconnected a child may seem from an adult, there is always something that fuels connection. A moment when an adult tells a child why they believe in them. Truly. It is a form of magic. Keep the story brief and accurate. Encourage others around your child to do the same. It may be, if your child is struggling, that they can’t hold tight to that story and that feeling of connection for long. But the magic of that moment will tuck itself away somewhere. And, if you tell enough stories, over time, it’s possible that the magic will become large enough to hold tight to. I have seen Belief make the most difficult of things seem possible✨.