Don't Make Promises




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Don't Make Promises by Flow
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I wrote this book, Don't Make Promises, to bring an awareness, and some positivity, along with an eye-opening view of being a caregiver, and what a majority of it entails. When some people on the outside are looking at the relationship between the child and caregiver, if it is positive, it seems like an easy job. They think, "This looks like something I can do!" Oh, contraire! Looks are deceiving. If you think that, then you have not got a clue about being a caregiver. This book opens up some really strong points, and some negative ones. If you have an open mind, and can search your heart, then maybe this book is for you. While writing this book, I had a chance to talk to middle schoolers, and teenagers, that spoke on how it made them feel when someone promised something but did not keep their promise. The majority said they did not trust too many people after that. Some even expressed felling depressed and either wanted to do harm, steal, and many other things. Be mindful of each others' feelings when making promises. I also observed mothers and caregivers in different settings. I listened with an open ear and learned a lot just by being a silent listener and observer. Some of the mothers were instrumental to me with helpful material, i.e., "the single caregiver who becomes pregnant while in your employ." My situation was similar, but I was married. My employers were wonderful and allowed me to bring my baby to work. They trusted me because they knew I could handle their school-aged children, maintain the household, and care for my child. Having a job as a caregiver has taught me as much as I teach the children I look after. If you do not possess these qualities, when you start the job, you will learn, quickly, patience, caring, loving, kindness, laughing, playing, joking, cuddling, hugging, smooching, etc. It give me such a warm and comfortable feeling inside to have the children nuzzle up to me. On the floor, for instance, watching T.V., when they come and lay a
Release date Australia
May 14th, 2007
black & white illustrations
Country of Publication
United States
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