How to Use Storytelling to Help Children Develop Multiple Intelligences and Emotional Skills

What’s all this brouhaha about storytelling, anyway? If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a parent. If you’re a parent, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the concept of multiple intelligence. Storytelling to kids shouldn’t be a thing of the past. Storytelling is a powerful tool for developing multiple intelligence and emotional development for…

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Why every parent should learn to be a storyteller first!

As a parent, you know that storytelling is a powerful tool for children. It helps them develop imagination and empathy and builds language and critical thinking skills. But did you know how? Let’s see how – here are the 10 ways to do it. 1.   Storytelling is proven to build a child’s imagination. Storytelling is…

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Compassion – the one trait that determines the altitude of your Gen Alpha child.

A bright Van Gogh-style painting of a grandma narrating a story Compassion starts with an understanding that others have problems and pain, just like you do. Compassion is a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a powerful desire to alleviate the suffering. When children learn compassion…

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Why Critical Thinking is a critical success factor for your Gen Alpha child

In my earlier column on August 23, Are You Right-Parenting Your Gen-Alpha Child?, I ended with a question – Are you preparing your Gen Alpha child for the VUCA world? I also shared about the three skills – Curiosity, Critical Thinking, and Compassion. Here goes the part on Critical Thinking. Critical thinking is the ability…

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Prepare Your Child for The VUCA World – Curiosity is an Essential trait for Generation Alpha Children

In my earlier column on August 22, Are You Right-Parenting Your Gen-Alpha Child?, I ended with a question – Are you preparing your Gen Alpha child for the VUCA world? I also shared about the three skills – Curiosity, Critical Thinking, and Compassion. Here goes the part 2. Here’s why Curiosity, Critical Thinking, and Compassion…

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Are you right-parenting your Gen-Alpha Child?

The world that your children will inhabit is vastly different from the one you grew up in. The rules of the new VUCA [Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous] world are vastly different from the world in which you were born as a parent. Everything from the economy to the environment and technology has changed. In…