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with Heather Gilmore, MSW, LLMSW, BCBA

Quote of the Day: Memory Banks

Each day of our lives

I often think about the concept that is being addressed in the above parenting quote. I have become impatient and snappy with my kids more often than I wish I would have, but I think I am getting better at being patient, at being in the moment, and at seeing the beauty in the little things that are involved in parenting. When thinking about this quote, I think about how it is so important to not only think that we are shaping our kids’ memories from day to day, but also from moment to moment.

Every moment we have another chance to deposit another memory into our children’s memory banks. We can make this moment a positive, negative, or neutral memory for our kids.

What memories are you depositing in your kids’ memory banks?

Quote of the Day: Memory Banks


Heather Gilmore

My name is Heather Gilmore. I am so happy to be able to have a space to share helpful insights and resources to other moms out there. Being a parent is hard work and I hope to be able to give you tips and strategies to make it at least a little bit easier and more enjoyable. We love our kids but any mom knows that they can also be exhausting and overwhelming at times, as well. I have a master's degree in social work. I work as a children's therapist. I am also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and work with children with autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, I am a freelance writer specializing in topics related to children and families. I have my own company called Hope Family Resources which provides resources in person and online to help families find greater hope, health, and happiness. See my site and learn more about me at: www.hopefamilyresources.com or email me at heather@hopefamilyresources.com. I have also published books on Amazon. Search for "Discpline and Parenting Strategies for Kids with ADHD," "Have Peace: How to Have Peace in Your Busy, Chaotic Life," and "Sibling Rivalry: How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry so You Won't Have to Anymore,"


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APA Reference
Gilmore, H. (2016). Quote of the Day: Memory Banks. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 24, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/mommy-matters/2016/11/quote-of-the-day-memory-banks/

 

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