DO WE LABEL OUR KIDS TOO MUCH & IS LABELLING THEM A BAD THING?

Confessions of a Modern Parent

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DO WE LABEL OUR KIDS TOO MUCH & IS LABELLING THEM A BAD THING?

Friday, 12 February

Were YOU the “smart” one - the “creative” one - the “slow” one ... the “lazy” one? We all do it in some way - but are we (as parents) labeling our kids too early in their lives - at a point when they are still finding out who they are or what they want to be or do? For what reasons do we label our kids or even each other as parents? Is it a way of coping - making sense of the world - or is it an indirect way of actually killing the full potential of our kids and ourselves as parents. In what ways can negative labels continue to reach into grown up life - we hear from our two Young Adults about the pros and cons of labels. NOT fashion labels!! Find out answers to these questions and many more in this episode of Confessions of A Modern Parent.  They take questions and suggestions from listeners on their experiences in parenting roles.  If you have a parenting question or suggestion for Mark or Nadia, you can get in touch at: Twitter @mark_adderley
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