The Misguided Desire of Wanting Our Kids to Be Happy. It’s both human, and typical of how we parent today: At the first indication of unhappiness from our kids, we rush in to fix it, serving, as Dr.
Robin Berman explains, like human pacifiers. And while the intention is valid—why let a child suffer, when it’s so easy to take the pain away—the ramifications of protecting our kids from dealing with the ups-and-downs of life have far-reaching consequences per Dr. Berman, including a lack of agency, an inability to regulate emotions, and a future inclination for co-dependent relationships and to look to outside factors for soothing. Resiliency and the Warrior Ethos. The Science of Character (a new 8 min "Cloud Film") Tools. Unless You’re Oprah, ‘Be Yourself’ Is Terrible Advice. Mindful Badge. Center for Ethics.mov. Escuela Bancaria y Comercial. 13 Children's Books That Encourage Kindness Towards Others. TT FAQ. Impact Report PRINT (OP)