Do you guys know what the look is? If you’re around my age or older I’m sure you do. But if you don’t let me explain it to you. The Look is a non verbal cue moms give to their kids. I call it the Mama Look. My mom had The Look down pact and I have perfected mine with my child.
I remember when I was younger and if there was any whining going on my mom would shoot us a look that said “knock it off” and we would. Or a look at said, “I’m not having it” or a look that said, “You know better”. I have perfected those looks and give them to Jas on a regular basis. She knows what they mean and she acts accordingly.
When Jas is doing something she knows she probably should she looks to me for the Mama Face before doing whatever it is she’s doing or before continuing whatever it is. If she gets The Look, whatever it is, is shut down with the quickness.
Here are a few of The Looks. . .
The Face is awesome because I don’t have to get loud or fuss and I don’t have to spank. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I have to do some or all of those things but The Face works a good 98% of the time. I do it all the time and folks rarely know it’s been done.
If you don’t already have a Mama Look in your mommy arsenal of tricks. . . it’s probably too late to include them lol. I’m only being real. I started giving Jas The Look before she was a year old so she’s grown up so far knowing what each look means.
What are some non-verbal things you do with your kids that let them know you mean business?