We know all the basics: lots of fresh air, sleep, fruits and vegetables, friendships, and loving parents.
There is one extra area that works like a charm. It is kids teaching kids.
You see, too much adult supervision and youngsters stop listening. All they hear is blah, blah, blah. And more than that, there is a deep pattern starting when the little ones are around two years old to say “NO.”
Enter the peer group.
No, I’m not talking about in the teen years when there is the fear of rebelling and going to the dark side with friends. I’m talking about when friendships are forming and behavior patterns can be developed amongst the youngsters for good habits.