We often wonder how to educate children so that they maximize their potential. But much less often, we ask ourselves the question of how our children help us grow up. In the end, even having matured, we are still growing and developing!
Let’s face it: our children can evoke emotions in us that we did not even suspect until we became parents. We may encounter a child’s hysteria; see how he perceives all our requests with hostility or does not want to take responsibility for the situations that happen to him. It is in such cases that we see ourselves in our children. And, if we can treat ourselves with compassion, then we can relate to the child from the perspective of an adult and help him cope with certain situations. Continue reading