The Danger of Innocuous Lies, How Parents Gaslight a Child

Gaslighting Your Child’s Worries and Fears is Harmful Don't dismiss/deny your child's feelings by telling seemingly harmless lies, it's gaslighting

Parental gaslighting is fairly common.  Parents may gaslight their children without even realizing it – it’s a normal thing.  The seemingly innocuous lies to get our kids to obey/comply are not considered gaslighting.  Parents believe [Read More]

Developing Your Child’s Perseverance Muscle Parent-Child Estrangement: Did Elon Musk Fail As A Father?

Parent-Child Estrangement: Did Elon Musk Fail As A Father? When a child chooses to cut a parent off, the parent must make an effort to redress the issue

I did a double take when I first read about Elon Musk’s estrangement from his child. Musk’s son, Xavier has come out as a transgender and filed paperwork to change his/her/them first and last name. [Read More]

10 Life-Skills That Give Your Child A Huge Advantage Who Is Responsible For The School Shootings?

Who Is Responsible For The School Shootings? The Texas school shooting raises questions about responsibility, who is to blame

The recent horrific, shooting at Robb Elementary School, Uvalde, Texas raises the pertinent question of responsibility. Who is responsible for the senseless massacre of 19 students plus 2 teachers? Since 1970 there have been 2052 [Read More]

Microbes – Giving Your Child The Best Start In Life Teach Your Child How To Assertively Stand-up In The World The Dangers Of Undermining Your Child’s Reality

Don’t Undermine Your Child’s Reality, Do This Instead Reframing your child's perceptions and feelings can change his reality

One huge parenting fail is undermining a child’s reality. Most parents, either dismiss or invalidate their child’s perceptions. They fail to understand that their child is a thinking, feeling entity, completely separate from them. And [Read More]

Long-Term Benefits of Raising Intrinsically Motivated Kids

Long-Term Benefits of Raising Intrinsically Motivated Kids When a child is intrinsically motivated, they are more apt to succeed in the long haul

Kids who are intrinsically motivated have a greater chance of reaching goals and succeeding. Psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi describes internally driven people as having autotelic personalities. They have a tendency to engage in an activity for [Read More]

Honing Critical Thinking Skills In Your Child Early
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