Teach Your Children Beautiful Questions – Part 1

One of the special things about kindergarten, and why it is so important, is that it can be a perfect environment for learning with curiosity and passion. There are no tests to “teach to” and there is very little to memorize. (Though memorizing certain things matters a lot, too.) In kindergarten, it’s still ok not to know the answer to something. In kindergarten, it’s still ok to ask questions.

“Books and cleverness! There are more important things! — Friendship and bravery!” – Hermione Granger

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“In wrestling, girls have an advantage. The guys think less of you until you are face-to-face with them!”

– Rachel, age 11,  quoted in Strong is the New Pretty

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Let Your Values Go Viral, Part 2

This is the second in a series of blog posts about useful (and sometimes sneaky) ways to teach your kids awesome habits.  That is, these are ways to make our Values go Viral. Values like Cooperation and Helpfulness can be natural parts of our children’s...