As a parent what concern is at the forefront of your mind most? For my wife and I it is education, as time moves on I see that education is hands down the most important issue when discussing our children and their future. However, when I say education, I am not only referring solely to school and the ongoings there, but the actual process of learning and the acquisition of knowledge. This process of learning begins long before the child ever steps-foot into an institution of learning.
Therefore, the parents role is pivotal in nurturing the development of a child’s aptitude toward learning at the most early stages of its growth. That being said, what is it that we actually want our children to learn? Obviously, we would like our children to eventually become professionals in a particular field. But during the early stages, what do we want our children to develop most?
I am not a trained therapist but I can think of one area which is connected to all of the points of development (emotional, language and cognitive, etc.) discussed in Early childhood Education (ECE), a child’s character. A child’s character is a key-indicator and provides distinctive …Continue reading