THE GHOST OF A FLOWER “You’re what?” asked the common or garden spook Of a stranger at midnight’s hour. And the shade replied with a graceful glide, “Why, I’m the ghost of a flower.” “The ghost of a flower?” said the old-time… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: Ages and Stages, Cognitive flexibility, Empathy, Executive function, Halloween, Kids and Halloween, Parenting and Halloween, Perspective taking skills, perspective-taking development, Relational Frame Theory, school readiness, Self-regulation, Teaching kids empathy, Theory of Mind
How do we, as parents, help our kids experience and develop compassion? It’s a concern of mine as I look around me and notice my family’s eyes glued to screens and those activities encroaching on my child’s attention. And when he looks… Read More
If you are concerned about your children making a living in the world on their own someday, you are not alone. And because financial acumen is not typically a rigorous part of school curricula, we know, as parents, it’s up to us… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: caring Socratic method with kids, Empathy, Empathy and money, Ethics and money, Fairness, Family gratitude, Goal setting, Money and values, persistence, Reciprosity, Self control, Teaching kids about money and ethics and empathy, Teaching kids empathy, Teaching kids ethics, Values and priorities
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