Author to lecture on teen resilience this Friday
Original post made on Sep 25, 2012
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on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:30 pm
STOP PUSHING KIDS AND PARENTS WITH THESE RIDICULOUS STRATEGY GUIDELINES. We don't need more parents pushing kids. YOU don't teach this, they are born this way. Its a personality trait. Is her next book on how to Raise a 'TYPE A" PERSONALITY???
Let the kids draw pictures and dream about dragons. We have enough perfect SAT scores (repeating the same garbage back like a parrot)...we need kids free to think and dream.
on Sep 26, 2012 at 11:43 am
2 easy steps to raising good kids:
1. Set a good example.
2. Have something in common.
#1 is pretty straight forward.
#2 takes some effort. If you and your kid enjoy a sport(s) or hobby(ies) together, that's a great way to spend time together. If sports is the thing, focus on time together, not competition. More often than not parents focus on competing in sports and it ruins the whole reason for doing it.