How to Support Stay-at-Home Parents: Know Your Kvetching Order

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This one swirled in my head for a while before I could figure out how to explain it in a practical way. Hopefully, this simple communication technique will help you or someone you know, too. Check out my article on Parent.Co here.

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Why Do We Refer to Ourselves in the Third Person When We Talk to Our Kids?

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I’m guilty of calling myself “Mommy” when talking directly to my kids. Instead of saying, “I’ll get that for you,” I say, “Mommy will get that for you.” I call it Jimmy Talk in honor of a character in a classic episode of the show “Seinfeld.” Are you a Jimmy Talker, too?  Here’s why I think we do it.

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