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Relationships are the oxygen of human development. All young people need and deserve many adults who connect – and connect deeply- with them.
Peter Benson, Ph.D.
Great things all kids need:
Support – empowerment- boundaries & expectations – constructive use of time – commitment of learning – positive values – social competencies – positive identity
I was excited to be featured as an alumni in the University of Mary Washington Alumni Magazine July 2013.
I am still reflecting on the comment from TEDtalk with Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability.
CHILDREN: They are hardwired for struggle when they get here. Our job is not to say they are perfect. . Our job is to say, you’re imperfect and wired for struggle but worthy of love and belonging (paraphrased).
Great Things All Kids Need:
Boundaries & Expectations
Constructive Use of Time
Commitment to Learning
“Relationships are the oxygen of human development. All young people need and deserve many adults who connect-and connect deeply-with them”. –Peter L. Benson, Search Institute
My new favorite quote:
Every writer I know has trouble writing.
— Joseph Heller
Everyone who knows me well will tell you that I am a huge Jackie O fan:
And in diffuclt times in my life I resort to her books written on her life, documentaries and her quotes.
A few quotes:
If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.
If you mess up your children, nothing else you do really matters.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.