Prepare the child for the road not the road for the child: great piece by via
By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling mental illness in teenagers | Jonathan Haidt and Pamela Paresky
"Rates of anxiety disorders and depression are rising rapidly among teenagers... What are we doing wrong?" Do we have a culture of 'mollycoddling' our children which fuels mental illness?
“Of course we want to keep children safe. But exposure to normal stresses and strains is vital for their future wellbeing” #mentalhealthhour
Child mental health is compromised by well-intentioned adults who stop them learning through wild and risky play, learning and life. This is fixable.
"How can we raise #kids strong enough to handle the ordinary and extraordinary challenges of life? There’s a powerful piece of folk wisdom: prepare the #child for the road, not the road for the child." - and in The .
By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling mental illness in teenagers say ⁦⁩ & ⁦⁩ - kids born after 1994 suffer much higher rates of anxiety disorders & depression-their outdoor playtime is down & screen time is up
“Prepare the child for the road, not the road for the child.” Great piece by | Jonathan Haidt and Pamela Paresky
"If we overprotect kids and keep them “safe” from unpleasant social situations and negative emotions, we deprive them of the challenges and opportunities for skill-building they need to grow strong"
‘Safe spaces’ and ‘trigger warnings’ are requests made by a generation deprived of social immunisation, say ⁦⁩ and ⁦
"By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling mental illness in teenagers", say and But one person's coddle is another person's conscientious.
By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling #mental illness in teenagers | and say
“Prepare the road for the child, not the child for the road.” Great read by | Jonathan Haidt and
"Of course we want to keep children safe. But exposure to normal stresses and strains is vital for their future wellbeing" Interesting opinion piece by and on #risk, #challenge and #resilience in the #earlyyears → Thoughts?
By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling mental illness in teenagers | Jonathan Haidt and Pamela Paresky
Childhood Anxieties: A stimulating ⁦⁩ piece on “Mollycoddling” of Children with a misleading header. ⁦⁦⁩ editors muddle distinction between normal anxieties and mental disorders ⁦
Can overprotecting our children we do more harm than good?
Exposure to Normal Stresses & Strains is Vital for their Everyone's Development & Well-Being As is Access to Appropriate Support When Needed #MentalHealth #MentalResilience #PersonalChallenge #Compassion #PersonalGrowth
Well here’s a heap of rubbish By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling mental illness in teenagers | Jonathan Haidt and Pamela Paresky
By mollycoddling children, are we fuelling mental illness in teenagers? I doubt it..
By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling mental illness in teenagers: “Of course we want to keep children safe. But exposure to normal stresses and strains is vital for their future wellbeing”