*

 

Want To Listen To The Article Instead? 

 

*

An Alternate Outcome? 

 

Would Bobbie Jo and Lisa’s lives been spared if it was for the right nurture of Lisa’s childhood?

What do children crave when they’re growing up anyway?

 

*

Why Children Rebel

 

When caregivers don’t live by the rules they preach, children start questioning the validity of everything.

  • They don’t want to be told No, before being explained why something might not be the best choice for them.
  • Pushing too hard will be met with push back.

 

*

What Children Don’t Understand

 

 

*

What Children Crave

 

  • They crave human connection in the form of bodily contact.
  • They crave arms that hug to show care and love.
  • They crave a consistent, predictable and responsive care giver.
  • They crave for our presence just like how we crave for theirs, except they do it without judgment.
  • They want their lives to be seen in the context of a meaningful relationship.

 

* * *

 

About The Article Author:

Our mission with FutureSTRONG Academy – to grow children who respect themselves, their time and their capabilities in a world where distractions are just a click or a swipe away.

I see myself as an advocate for bringing social, emotional and character development to families, schools and communities. I never want to let this idea out of my sight – Our children are not just GPAs. I’m a Writer and a Certified Master Coach in NLP and CBT. Until 2017, I was also a Big Data Scientist. In December of 2044, I hope to win the Nobel. Namasté

Write to me or call me. Tell me what support from me looks like. 

Rachana Nadella-Somayajula,
Program Director & Essential Life Skills Coach for Kids and Busy Parents

Essays On Life

Why We See Outrage, How Hope Helps And Handling The Stressors Of Life

 

True heroism is minutes, hours, weeks, year upon year of the quiet, precise, judicious exercise of probity and care-with no one there to see or cheer. This is the world. ~ David Foster Wallace

What Are Brain Breaks And Why Does Everyone Need Them?

What Are Brain Breaks And Why Does Everyone Need Them?

*   Brain breaks or mental speed bumps are focused attention activities that give brains a break from intense mentally challenging lessons children are expected to learn every day. They are good for us adults too because so much is expected out of us each day....

read more
Why Fear Death When It Can Be The Biggest Motivator Of All

Why Fear Death When It Can Be The Biggest Motivator Of All

* Our Relationship With Immortality:    People who don’t know what to do on a lazy Sunday afternoon want to live forever. That’s the lure of immortality. All throughout our lives, we strive for wealth, fame, knowledge and happiness. We also long for immortality...

read more
Why And How To Develop Resourcefulness

Why And How To Develop Resourcefulness

*   It’s a fact that we will never have the time or the expertise to solve all of our problems. We must somehow then become creative with our problem solving capabilities. That's where the skill of resourcefulness comes into play. When we’re resourceful, we can...

read more
4 Wellness Essentials for Parents and Caregivers

4 Wellness Essentials for Parents and Caregivers

* Child Care Doesn't Have To Be Stressful:    Being a parent or caregiver can be an incredibly rewarding role, but there’s no denying that it isn’t an easy one. According to a new poll by the Pew Research Center, about four in ten parents (41%) in the US say...

read more

Questions, just ask!

Text or Call: 678.310.5025 | Email: info@futurestrongacademy.com

Bringing a Group? Email us for a special price!

%d bloggers like this: