Posted on March 31, 2015 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
– exhibiting sensitivity Art – the creation of works of beauty or other special significance – the exercise of human skill – imaginative skill as applied to representations of the natural world or figments of the imagination Being artistic is a human desire, one we all possess by virtue of the fact that we want …
Posted on March 24, 2015 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
– the beliefs, customs and arts of a particular society, group, place or time. 1 About Cultural Awareness Culture is who we are, how we act and how we communicate. It defines our membership in multiple communities whether they are professional or personal, spiritual or practical. Our families are a culture. “Michael doesn’t have to …
– honesty of mind : freedom from hypocrisy1 About Sincerity: Who “To be or not to be? That is the question.” Though Shakespeare questioned the choice of existence, the question of our authenticity may be just as important and fundamental. Psychologists have made numerous distinctions over the years attempting to define our sense of self. …
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Posted on January 6, 2015 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
– a main purpose or interest1 About Focus: I just could not devote my undivided attention to working on this blog post today while my son was home from school – a snow day. Though I had a few quiet moments while I watched him play outside with a friend, I knew that the minute …
Posted on October 21, 2014 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
/no/ – used to give a negative answer or reply to a question, request, or offer 1 About Children and the Evolution of “No.” If your child was anything like mine between the ages of two and three, “No! No! No!” was a favorite and often used word. For the most part, while children are …
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Posted on September 9, 2014 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
Elements of a Confident Kid… Skilled Listener
Listen /li – sn/ to pay attention to someone or something in order to hear what is being said, sung, played, etc. to hear what someone has said and understand that it is serious, important or true.1 About Listening: The ability to listen and to try and fully understand another person’s perspective is one hallmark …
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