Naomi Aldort, Author of Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves in interviewed about raising resilient children:

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In this parenting interview:

  • How to raise an emotionally resilient child
  • Avoiding the fear-based helicopter parenting and over-protection of children
  • How a child benefits from failing and emotional challenges
  • Work on yourself for your child’s benefit
  • The harm of telling a child she is ‘special’
  • How pressure and competitiveness cause anxiety and depression
  • The SALVE communication formula
  • How and why to not negate your child
  • Jealousy between siblings
  • How to respond to siblings hitting so that the underlying need is resolved
  • The price of praise, rewards, competition, evaluation, and grades
  • Schooling and education
  • Why you should not push your child to succeed
  • How striving to the top can be the cause of emotional harm
  • Your child’s talents: Music, piano, art
  • Being a famous pianist or other success is not always a success internally
  • How living up to expectations harms the child
  • Emotional freedom
  • How to ensure your child’s choices are really free and not manipulated
  • Parenting as leadership without control
  • The importance of physical skills development for a child
  • Sleeping with parents and developing self-reliance and independence
  • How to childproof against molestation
  • Autism and other special needs
  • Food for a healthy, happy, and thriving child
  • Kahlil Gibran Poem: Your Children Are Not Your Children

Raising Resilient Children; Naomi Aldort and Karen Quirk – Interview