So as you might know, I have a three year old sister named Ruthie. She is as sweet as can be. And I noticed the way that we all talk to her. Which is the same way that you would talk to any younger child, yes that high pitched voice we all do to kids. But I am not just talking about that, also the way we are constantly encouraging her to try new things with such a positive attitude. And it made me think, what would it be like to talk to each other like babies? Now, I don’t mean the voice that makes you want to plug your ears or helping each other put together three puzzle pices, or maybe I do. If I could sit with my friends or family and help them with something as simple as a puzzle, imagine how great it would make them feel. Or the way I am constantly tell Ruthie to try this and that. Like, Ruthie used to be afraid of dogs, but once I would kneel on the floor right next to her, pet the dogs head and say “He’s nice, do you want to try?” She actually did and loved it. See what little effort I had to put in, and maybe that’s all I need to do, just put a little more effort into my conversations. So when my friend is struggling with being afraid of failing her science quiz if I just sit and ask her what it is she is afraid of, maybe that all she needed. Maybe she was just lacking confidence and needed someone to tell her “I know you’ll do great” Finally, I challenge myself and you to talk to someone you love like a baby. Help them build a Lego house, encourage them to take one more step into to pool, and bend down to listen for what they are afraid of then show them it’s nothing they can’t do.