In this fast-paced, high-pressured world, where everyone walks around staring at their smartphone screens, the challenges of raising happy, productive, well-acclimated children have never been quite so overwhelming. We’ve scoured the Web for advice, and now present to you, five videos that can really help. So here we go…
How to Raise a Happy Child | Kids In The House
Happiness expert, Dr. Christine Carter, starts us off with a concept that is really the bedrock of successful child-rearing – Happiness. Let’s watch…
Parenting Tips | 5 Ways to Raise Confident Kids | Rivka Malka Perlman
After happiness, self-confidence is one of the signs of a wonderful kid. But just how to build confidence in children is a mystery to most parents. Rivka Malka Perlman presents some strategies that are smart, and possibly counter-intuitive. She’s also really charming.
How to Raise Smart Kids | Dr. Ernest Wong
What could be more of a blessing than a really smart child? According to Dr. Wong, many parents miss the opportunity to build a proper foundation base for smartness. Spend ten minutes with Dr. Wong on the subject.
Why Kids Lie and How to End It Now! | Bryan Post
This video’s an oldie (2005), but a goodie. Child expert, Bryan Post, gives you his sure-fire formula for bringing out the honest gene in kids, once and for all. We like it.
Can teens cope without their smartphones? | Channel 4 U.K.
We cannot speak about parenthood without speaking about smartphones. This report showed an impromptu experiment where teen girls were removed of their smartphones for 48 hours (can you imagine?). We think the lesson here is, don’t be afraid to limit your child’s smartphone usage. In the end, they’ll be better off for it when you do.
Regardless what these experts tells us, we as parents are in the driver’s seat and must navigate the proper path. For the future success and happiness of our children, let’s do more of what is right, and not what is easy. Just sayin’… 🙂