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Why Parents Should Encourage Children to Make Mistakes

Over the last few decades, the importance of allowing children to make mistakes as an essential part of the learning process has been marginalized, due at least partly to a grading system that penalizes mistakes instead of encouraging them, and societal pressures. The Problem with the Grading System: The usual grading system that is used…

Let Your Toddler Try!

Toddlers are far more capable than we parents often give them credit for. Kids spend half their time trying to do things, and parents often spend half their time stopping them… “Don’t touch that.” “Close the refrigerator.” “Don’t open the cabinet.” Sound familiar? Don’t feel bad – that’s instinctive for parents. Instinctive for two reasons:…