"Self-esteem" is one of the most discussed issues among parents and infant and child developmentalists. Psychologically, self-esteem can become quite complicated, but let's stick to the basics and see if we can shed some light on it
Issues & Advice: July 2011
"We labor under a sort of superstition that the child has nothing to learn during the first five years of life. On the contrary the fact is that the child never learns [afterwards] what it does in its first five years." ---Mahatma Gandhi, 1925
In the May Newsletter, we discussed the benefit of listening to our children, especially to their feelings. Now let's focus now on how useful it can be to discover what our children are interested in.