I made a surprise visit to my friend at the private school she started in response to the public school system’s failure to meet the needs of her own child. While waiting I struck up a conversation with a woman who was also there. Unbeknownst to me, the simple sharing of the lessons learned from raising my own children would turn her day around.
Listen to this post … Hoping our kids learn important lessons through lecture is a fruitless strategy. All your kid really gets better at is tuning you out. I’ve learned (especially with ND kids), introspection is a more powerful teacher. But ND kids tend to avoid introspection. Their self-consciousness and inner critic make it something they want to