Children learn what they live with

If children live with criticism,
they learn to condemn.

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If children live with hostility,
they learn to fight.

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If children live with ridicule,
they learn to be shy.

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If children live with shame,
they learn to be guilty.

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If children live with tolerance,
they learn to be patient.

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If children live with encouragement,
they learn to be confident.

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If children live with praise,
they learn to appreciate.

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If children live with fairness,
they learn justice.

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If children live with security,
they learn to have faith.

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If children live with acceptance,
they learn to love.

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If children live with consideration,
they learn to respect.

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If children live with love and friendship,
they learn to be happy.

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What did you grow up living with?