What Your Child Really Needs to be Successful in Life

What’s the real key to success? According to Angela Lee Duckworth, the answer is “grit”. Who is successful and why? In all her research, the answer kept coming back to one quality – grit. I started studying kids and adults in all kinds of super challenging settings, and in every study my question was, whoContinue reading “What Your Child Really Needs to be Successful in Life”

What Your Child Really Needs for a Prospective Future

If you still think that good academics alone will give your child a secure future, it’s time to reassess your misconceived beliefs. It is a rapidly changing world that our children are growing up in and the future is uncertain. All we know is that the days when a good degree will guarantee you a goodContinue reading “What Your Child Really Needs for a Prospective Future”

Celebrating Our Children’s Uniqueness and Their Individual Strengths

The Empathy Gene exists! Truly, it does. I attest to it because I have two boys – one who has it and one who does not. Even when he was very young (before he could speak or sign), it was evident that Aristotle could understand when someone was unwell or upset. I remember an incidentContinue reading “Celebrating Our Children’s Uniqueness and Their Individual Strengths”