5 Tips in Raising Happy Children
Is it possible to raise happy kids, which will have a lasting effect on them into adulthood? Experts believe that genetics don’t necessary play a role in genuine happiness-- they believe half comes from a happy home. They found that 50 percent of happiness is the result of genes, and the other? Christine Carter, Ph.D of the Greater Good Science Center in Berkeley, California said happiness in children goes beyond the scope of traits. "Happiness is really a wide range of positive emotions that are more learned behavior than inborn traits. Our children develop their habits of thinking, feeling, and behaving based on what we teach them about the world, their relationships, and our expectations.” What can parents do? Parents can influence a child’s life in a positive matter and here are five to consider.