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October 2016 Blog Posts (1)

The art of listening to the children

We may believe that children are not interested in anything, just because they are not interested in what we’re interested in. But if we listen to them, rather than to ourselves, we can discover what fascinates them. If the other is not interested in what affects us or that we think of common social interest, we stop, or we are unable to go beyond, to enter the world of the other.

This was obvious when I worked as educator in a Middle East family. Parents continued to complain that…

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Added by Elena Puntaroli on October 24, 2016 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

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