Have you ever shared an experience with someone where instead of feeling heard, you were on the receiving end of sympathy, comparison or worse, a lack of interest?
Empathy has the power to make or break personal and professional relationships. It is a cognitive skill that develops over time. We are all born with the potential to develop empathy but it is a taught skill, arguably the most important skill a parent can teach their child.
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
Kids try an exponential number of new things in the first few years of their lives, from when fear starts to appear, even as young as a few months through separation anxiety. But with our patience, consistent support and acceptance, young children learn to grapple with the many fearful feelings that are part of their development. Picture books provide the platform to build on your child’s courage and resilience while giving them a boost with their language and literacy skills. Let us talk you through 3 highlights of our Be Brave book box. Continue reading “3 things you didn’t know about our Be Brave box”