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How to create a closer family.2019-08-01T07:43:01-05:00

EXPLORE 52 TRAITS TO ENCOURAGE IN YOUR KIDS

Week 5: Risk Taking and why it is important for your kids!

By |March 21st, 2019|52 Traits, Be Passionate|

Executive Summary:  Risk Taking and why it is important for your kids! According to research, "Risk is an essential component of a balanced childhood. Exposure to healthy risk, particularly physical, enables children to experience fear, and learn the strengths and limitations of their own body." (1) With that being the case, why has the distance our kids roaming decreased by 90% in the past 30 years? (2) If you are successful, I argue you only became successful because you took smart, calculated risks. How do you ensure your kids follow [...]

Week 4: Teach them to the importance of humor

By |March 20th, 2019|52 Traits, Be Happy|

Executive Summary:  Teach them to the importance of humor A good sense of humor isn’t limited to adults alone, it transcends to little children also. It is important that they know how to have fun while at home, school or in the neighborhood. Laughing and having fun is a great way medium whereby kids connect with those around them. It is important in the sense that it enables them to be smarter, healthier and being able to see the positive side in the face of deep challenges. Having kids [...]

Week 3: If you give your kid a cell phone, kiss your family goodbye.

By |March 20th, 2019|52 Traits, Be Mindful|

Executive Summary: kids and a cell phone... bad idea. I get it. “We can’t organize all of our activities without a phone.” “My kid is different; they only use it for calling me.” “If my kid doesn’t have a phone, they will be picked on.” “Smart Phones are not as bad as everyone says.” “In an emergency, my kid can get help immediately.” All of these statements are decent arguments for a cell phone for a child at a reasonable age. The question is, what is the reasonable age? [...]

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