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Motivating the Unmotivated Child
“I didn’t learn much in school last year,” said the 11 year old boy I look after. “Oh, really?” I asked. “Why not?” “I don’t think my teacher was very good and it felt like a waste of time going … Continue reading
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How Schools Encourage Co-dependency
Co-dependence is a technical word for what people used to refer to as “battered wife/husband syndrome” where one person in the relationship completely sacrifices their freedom and well-being to take care of the other person who takes them for granted. Such people see themselves as responsible for managing the feelings of the other person. They falsely believe they are in control of the other person’s feelings and deny the other person’s responsibility for their own problems.
There is a twelve point checklist used as a guide to determine if a person is co-dependent. Let us go through this list of items one by one and see how the public school system encourages this pathological approach to relationships. Continue reading
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10-Hour School Days, Progress or Totalitarianism?
King in Prussia William I was building an army, an army that his son would later use to attack Austria and Poland with, to achieve this goal he concluded that two years military service was not sufficient to drill a … Continue reading
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How to Self-Discipline Your Child
One of the most common complaints from parents and teachers concerns how one should discipline children, and yes, you read the title of this post right. This will not be another article explaining how important rules are and how essential … Continue reading
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