25 Nov '11, 4am

[Blog Post from the Past] Parenting: Curiosity does NOT always kill the cat

[Blog Post from the Past] Parenting: Curiosity does NOT always kill the cat

Welcome to Leonny's Our Everyday Things site! You're most welcome to add me on Facebook, Twitter AND subscribe to my RSS feed . Thanks for visiting! =) An interesting food for thought. When we are curious about something and go all out to find out MORE about it ourselves, the chance of us REMEMBERING what we’ve just found out and learned is HIGHER, as compared to having the information ’spoon-fed’ to us. And if you ask me, I think the same principle applies to little kids and their learning style (and, how they discover their surrounding and their ‘world’) Yes, some info (ie. knowledge) does need to be ‘fed’ to them and yes, kids may be curious about something ‘harmful’. But, wouldn’t it be wonderful if we as parents can encourage (and guide) these little ones in staying positively curious about things, about their world? Because through curiosity, we learn and discover. A...

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