Empathy is the precursor to compassion, and its only when we experience empathy that we can be compassionate. Parents are integral in teaching a culture of learning to respect others' feelings and helping young children to develop empathy.
Nurturing resilience in young children can help turn a lifetime of key problem solving into positive, confident decisions that build full, positive lives. Children with resilience become brave and curious, trusting that they can do things and are able to push themselves out of their comfort zones to reach their life goals. So, what can we do to help nurture their resilience?
Is it time to stop using your toddler's buggy? It might be convenient, but it could be doing more harm than good. Find out more about the long-term physical and social effects it may have as your toddler gets older.