Practice Makes Perfect – Unless It Embarrasses Your Mother
No! Parents can’t teach responsibility and independence without allowing kids to practice and make mistakes but messy embarrassing mistakes trigger the heat of Parenting Peer Pressure putting an end to learning.
Live radio show, Thursday, 6/28/12, 9:00PM EST
New York, June 28, 2012: Lorraine Esposito, parent of two teen boys says not only do boys want to be great men -- they ARE great men in training. The problem is that they aren't allowed to practice. As an expert in the area of environmental design, Lorraine specalizes in creating environments that empower practice so that parents can stand the heat of parenting peer pressure long enough to get the job done. Join host, Marie Roker-Jones for a 60-minute interview on Raising Great Men, a radio program known for its real talk with the mothers of sons.
Parenting is difficult enough; worrying what the neighbors will think makes it harder. Creating an environment in which kids are free to experiment with their core values in action gets tricky for the parent unless she is prepared. Out go techniques that try to control behavior — and public opinion — making room for practicing independent thinking and accountability.
Raising Great Men starts at 9:00 PM Eastern Thursday, June 28, 2012
Lorraine Esposito, life and fitness coach and nationally recognized author of The Peacemaker Parent, Solving Problems for Today, Teaching Independence for a Lifetime, Lorraine Esposito has been featured in broadcast, radio, print, and online media and is a public speaker regarding personal leadership to community and school-based audiences. Lorraine is also a coach training instructor and mentor coach for, CoachVille, the world’s largest coach training organization. Lorraine lives in New York with her husband and two teenage sons.
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