Role Model

When a child's famous role model dies, there are ways parents can help them cope.
Sen. James Lankford went on CBS’s “Face The Nation” and proclaimed that President Donald Trump is not a role model.
Actor Javier Calvo inspires a generation of young people. Just don't call him a role model.
The presidential hopeful said Hillary Clinton can still be a role model even if her husband is not.
"If being an utterly dishonest, proudly ignorant, off the charts narcissistic bully is a role model for men, then sure, Donald Trump is a role model."
Sorry to be blunt, but this needs to be said.
Does your child say they are bored when they are left alone to play? Certainly, kids need to learn to play with other kids to learn social skills, sharing, and the pleasure of being with other children. But there are huge gains for a child learning to be happy by entertaining themselves such as becoming independent learners and creators and feeling self-sufficient.
When it comes to parenting frustrations, nothing beats the challenges of setting screen limits, picking appropriate media, and figuring out Snapchat. We're raising "digital natives" but we're supposed to be the experts? Actually, no. It turns out, the most effective way to help your kid have a healthy relationship to media is by being their media mentor.
What matters is that the individual himself accept the time and energy needed to metabolize and integrate the psychic change in order to continue with life in the present.
I want to show them how to curl up on the carpet in an extraordinarily sunny spot after dinner and play and create, but I need them to witness that sometimes, when you're a big person, we get our work done first.