It is difficult to gauge one’s level of emotional health when most of us don’t even know what emotional health is. My intention is to show you how to know if your child is emotionally healthy, to explain what causes a child to be unhealthy emotionally and what you can do about it when they are not. We know our child is emotionally healthy by: Continue reading
I have always told you how special our children are. I have always suggested that we tell our children how special they are and treat them as such. I have always talked about the importance of explaining to our children that we love them no matter what they do, even if they misbehave or make a wrong decision. Not long ago, there was a commencement speech that went viral. An English teacher, David McCullough Jr. told a Boston graduation class, over and over, that they were not special. And I believe he made a number of valid points. If you haven’t already heard this speech, I have included it here. For those of you receiving this blog post via email, please click here.