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As parents and educators we know that positive, supportive and open relationships between home and school, parent and teacher are highly beneficial as they result in improved over all development for children. And when parents and teachers are generally encouraged to cultivate positive partnerships in general, why shouldn’t the same apply to nudge theory? TheMore
Always speak the truth. Honesty is the best policy. Being truthful is right, and lying is wrong. These are some of the most fundamental moral dictums that parents teach children from an early age. As parents, we are always compelling our kids to tell the truth just the same as our parents did with us,More
As parents we are always a little extra careful when it comes to speaking to our children. We use all the right words and avoid all the wrong ones because we understand that children are impressionable creatures who emulate the behavior of adults around them. And yet we often forget that children are very observationalMore
They say the reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy – parents! But as we celebrate Senior Citizens Day this August, NFK shares with you some massive benefits that will reveal why you should be encouraging stronger ties between your parents and children.More
Mom comes first! by Niyati Mehta As a parent of two children, a wife, a nudge behavioral designer and professor, I’ve had years of experience being a “do-it-all” mom, putting myself and my needs last. I was a mom to young children in an era before mental health and wellness were openly discussed online and in living rooms. An era where conversations around motherhood were limited to the mental and physical well-being of the child. We thought to allow ourselves to be sucked dry emotionally, mentally and physically was all part of the motherhood experience.More