The Sue Atkins Parent Question
Posted by: Sue Atkins
I was asked to write about equality for a new book that’s coming out in January so it got me pondering this week’s Parent Coaching Question.
What is the best way to bring up tolerant, curious well-balanced kids who understand the importance of equality – and how much are you aware of how you are shaping your kids’ attitudes?
I think kids are born with wide-eyed curiosity and an instinctive sense of justice and fairness. You only have to observe and listen to your child playing to see how they naturally know when something is not fair, and hear them complaining, usually rather loudly, ‘but that’s not fair!’ but do your children know what equality really means?
This week ponder ……
How can I help my children understand equality?