Nurturing Individuality: Loving The Whole Child

The Motivated Mama Podcast

17-05-2022 • 31 mins

Many children these days are more concerned with being accepted by their peers than developing their own unique talents and skills. It is important to nurture individuality in your kids. This is because it provides them the best chance of finding the right path in life and becoming individuals with unique skills and characteristics. As parents, it is necessary to provide the right opportunities for your kids so that they develop a sense of independence and creativity.

Join this conversation as we talk about how to encourage your child to be an individual and what makes you uncomfortable about doing that.

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In This Episode, You Will Learn:

[00:49] Today’s focus; Nurturing Individuality

[02:11] This week’s story; Conflicting on the choice of clothes with my daughter

[10:34] Sit back and let your kids portray themselves

[12:00] It is your responsibility as a parent to nurture your kids

[14:18] Get engaged in your kid’s activities and hobbies

[15:50] Schedule a few trips together with them

[16:46] Encourage open communication

[19:56] Show enthusiasm and excitement about everything with your kids

[21:30] Support and cheer them up through the small achievements of life

[26:10] Expose them to the experiences of life, and the things of the world

[27:37] Encourage their dreams

[30:18] Episode wrap up and calls to action

Notable Quotes

  • “Your biggest downfall as a parent is to force who you are on your child.”
  • “Sometimes you have to step back and watch what your kid is portraying to be.”
  • “Support your child’s energies and encourage them through the changes.”
  • “You need those small wins to achieve the greater goals.”

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Sydney Ross (Host)



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