Interruption Disruption: Why You Should Never Interrupt a Child at Work

2019-08-04T22:38:47-05:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Parenting, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

By Catherine McTamaney Imagine it: you’re at your work, fully absorbed in the task in front of you. Your attention is focused on your project. You’ve finally hit a pace and you’re getting it done. And the phone rings. What happens to your work? For most adults, getting interrupted from our work means broken momentum. The rhythm of our work is disrupted. It’s hard to get back on track. If we’re concentrating deeply, absorbed in our work, the impact is even more significant. We may [...]

Empathy? In Denmark they’re learning it in school

2019-08-04T22:43:46-05:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: Parenting, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Denmark is one of the happiest countries in the world. This is according to the UN’s World Happiness Report, an important survey that since 2012 classifies the happiness of 155 countries in the world, and that for seven years has placed Denmark among the top three happiest countries on a global level. The fact that teaching empathy has been mandatory since 1993 in schools in Denmark is a factor that contributes to the happiness of the country. Empathy helps build relationships, prevent bullying and succeed [...]