Sometimes the obsessive tendency for things to be ‘just so’ can undermine our goal to build confidence and responsibility into our kids.
Category / Parenting
I am consistently being told by parents that they want to raise kids who are strong, independent thinkers. They want to raise leaders.
“If she missed out on learning to cook, what else had her mother failed to pass on? Because clearly, you don’t know what you don’t know.”
It’s time to move beyond the conversation about ‘screen time’ and talk instead about the interplay between technology and wellbeing.
Unsurprisingly, it’s the little things that take you by surprise. Too late you discover the things you didn’t teach your kids.
The fires have affected so many in this country. How do we help our children to feel reassured when they witness so much that can stoke fear and insecurity?
As parents, we see the behaviour, feel annoyed by it, and in many cases we try to shut it down. Maybe we argue with our child.
In a recent interview with pastor and worship artist Darlene Zschech, we got talking about parenting, and raising the next generation.
“Parenting is the most important job anyone will ever do.” It read like some soppy sentiment to begin with, but he came back to it again and again.
Wearable trackers like the Fitbit, Garmin and Moove are gaining significant market-share with children. But are activity trackers good for our children?