Fussing not Fussy

When a child does something wrong, I have learned that it is better to say they are doing something bad instead of they are bad. In a similar vein, I recently decided while working in the baby room that when a baby is fussing, I will say/think, “that baby is fussing,” instead of “that baby is fussy.” That way, I don’t associate the fussiness with the baby’s character or personality, rather acknowledge that they need something and are therefore fussing.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s