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How To Deal With Your Child’s Mistakes

How To Deal With Your Child’s Mistakes

One of the most common question parents ask me is how to punish their children when they make mistakes.  Yes I did say punish. People still think that rewards and punishment are the way to go when rearing their children. Although there is plenty of research indicating that rewards and punishment are not effective in teaching children proper behaviour nor intrinsic motivation.

This topic was inspired by a recent question on Quora, asking:

What is a Gentle yet effective way to punish your kids for their mistakes?

I thought it was an important question because this topic has such a huge impact on how children learn and turn out. SO here is my answer below:

How To Deal With Your Child's Mistakes

by Dr Gina Madrigrano

How To Get Children Interested In Reading

How To Get Children Interested In Reading

 

Reading is such an integral part of a successful life. Throughout our lives we will be required to read. As a parent myself, I wanted to make sure my child loved reading as much as I do. You need to read in school, at work, when you travel, to get around. There is no way around it.

Parents often wonder how they can get their children to love reading. It is pretty simple. This topic was inspired by a question on Quora:

What can parents do to make reading books (storytelling) more interesting for young children?

Listen to my answer below:

 

How To Get Children Interested In Reading

by Dr Gina Madrigrano

Teaching Children About Entrepreneurship

Teaching Children About Entrepreneurship

How can you teach children about entrepreneurship? Jennifer Collins posted this question on Quora.

In this short audio I explain my take on how we can teach our children from a young age the entrepreneurial mindset. I speak of my own personal experience and how parents, even if they are not entrepreneurs themselves, can teach these skills to their children.

 

Teaching Children Entrepreneurship

by Dr Gina Madrigrano

Teaching Children Financial Responsibility

Teaching Children Financial Responsibility

Many parents wonder about the when and the how to teach their children about financial responsibility. In this short post I answer this question. This post was inspired by a question posted on  Quora:

Parents: How are you setting up your kid for financial stability as they go off to college? What are you teaching them? What services or apps do you use?  (by Jordan Michael Schuster)

Here is my response:

Teaching Children About Financial Responsibility

by Dr Gina Madrigrano