How To Raise Happy Kids - 10 Steps Backed By Science
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
So much stuff about raising smart and successful kids, not enough on raising happy kids. Let's fix that.
I see the making of a children's book around these lessons.
Step 1 as a parent is to get yourself happy.
You cannot put on the kid's oxygen mask if you're unable to breathe.
Step 2 is to teach the kids to build relationships:
It doesn’t take a lot. It can start with encouraging kids to perform small acts of kindness to build empathy.
This not only builds essential skills and makes your kids better people,research shows over the long haul it makes them happier.