Simulating the Real World: Raising the Next Generation of Leaders

Once the family dynamic improves and clearer communication, realistic expectations, and a mutually respectful decision-making process are underway, something magical begins to happen: the effects spill out into the community. Children take their newfound skills, their confident and resilient natures, their ability to deal with frustration, and their practical skills in navigating rough patches, and they unleash them on the world.

They also begin to view people in a different light. They notice strengths, not weaknesses, show appreciation for differences and uniqueness rather than looking for separation, and learn not to take for granted what they appreciate in others. They ...

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