"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?
By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling mental illness in teenagers | Jonathan Haidt and Pamela Paresky
“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.
Prepare the child for the road not the road for the child: great piece by via
"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
‘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.
"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"
By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling #mental illness in teenagers | and say
"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?
“Prepare the road for the child, not the child for the road.” Great read by | Jonathan Haidt and
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”
Can overprotecting our children we do more harm than good?
By mollycoddling our children, we're fuelling mental illness in teenagers | Jonathan Haidt and Pamela Paresky
Well here’s a heap of rubbish 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 ⁦
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