resilience

Your Kids Are Learning Tons Of ‘Soft Skills’ Right Now

Your Kids Are Learning Tons Of ‘Soft Skills’ Right Now

When my son asked me to assist him with his third-grade maths yesterday afternoon, my first instinct was to back slowly out of the room. Me and maths, we have a strained relationship. But it turned out that he could do the maths; it was the damn program on his…

Teach Kids How To Get Around Without A Smartphone

Teach Kids How To Get Around Without A Smartphone

One recent afternoon, while my GPS was struggling to load the way to the diner where I was planning to meet my husband for lunch, my son became concerned that we wouldn’t ever get there. It was a diner we’d never been to in an area of a neighbouring city…

How To Be Resilient, With Psychologist Rick Hanson

How To Be Resilient, With Psychologist Rick Hanson

You know how some people seem to have some kind of inner strength that helps them bounce back when things go wrong? Those people who, even though the world sometimes feels like a scorched hellscape, seem to carry on with grit, even gratitude? Our guest in this week’s episode is…