The Eternal Child

The Eternal Child · 02. June 2016
Congratulations on being a slow learner
Slow learners unlearn or ignore much of what they learned in school about time that is at cross purposes with longterm health and happiness.
The Eternal Child · 18. March 2016
There is no one definition, as it is usually contextual. The real purpose of the rule is to stimulate conversation that leads to better understanding.
The Eternal Child · 10. March 2016
The typical approach is “Here’s how; now don’t do it!” An alternative is to remind your girls of the need to respect themselves.
The Eternal Child · 24. July 2015
Children do not fear mistakes because they have an innate understanding that there are lessons in mistakes.
The Eternal Child · 09. May 2015
It is tempting to blame the learner for lack of effort or diligence. If you want to see more effort, provide specific, concrete cues that allow the learner to experience immediate improvement. That improvement becomes self-reinforcing.
The Eternal Child · 07. March 2015
It is no wonder children grow into adulthood with negative ideas. Nursery rhymes are often violent, with sad endings. Why not let Humpty Dumpty have a great day, indeed!
The Eternal Child · 03. March 2015
Adolescence is so frustrating for adults because it is the period during which children are struggling toward self-reliance, yet still needing adult guidance to protect them from rash decisions.
The Eternal Child · 12. November 2014
Even when your words are chosen well, the message can be distorted by non-verbal cues. Remember, it is often not what you say but how you say it.
The Eternal Child · 14. June 2014
Children learn differently from adults. They pay less attention to words and more to emotions. Emotional energy is the foundation for human life, and is therefore what the infant and toddler learn first.
The Eternal Child · 02. June 2014
If you spend more time “providing for” your family than spending time with them, you are out of balance.