Some imparts us with the traditional wisdom that honors children as the soul of the community, the view held by her native Dagara tribe in Burkino Faso in West Africa. She shares with the reader beautiful, yet simple, rituals focused specifically on children, which celebrate their birth, growth and place in the community. The cultural knowledge included in this book transcends cultural boundaries, giving you both soulful insight and practical knowledge about ways to honor children. And how much more perfect an author to share this wisdom than Some, whose name means "keeper of rituals.
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By Dr. Marika Lindholm posted Jul 24th, at pm There is a right and wrong way to talk to your teen. As the parent of a teenage girl, you need to prepare for a range of noxious and rebellious behaviors that can make us say things we later regret. Your daughter is experiencing a surge of hormones that make her weep one minute and laugh hysterically the next.
Fearing fear itself
Find out more How much fear, anxiety and risk can children handle? Until the late 19th century, most people thought that the answer was quite a lot. Aristotle himself said that education might be defined as teaching us to fear aright. Contrast to the culture of today, where entertainment is age-appropriate; where the wrong word or microaggression is said to trigger an anxiety attack; where the ultimate fear, of separation, is seen as so damaging that, if not managed well, can ruin the child for life.
And yet… something felt fishy. Much hilarity ensued, and they were so pleased with their ingenuity that they hardly minded when I confiscated the screens. Yet how can we tell our children to get off social media, when we ourselves are regularly updating our feeds, when social media has become a key tool for work, and for many a way to make money?