It breaks my heart to think that in all my associations with children as an educator and a parent, I at some point, am definitely guilty of making a child feel this!
There’s always too much work, too frayed brains, relentless pursuits of targets and lesser of what we should be doing the most: enjoying children. Hearing their little voices. Seeing what they want to show us to see. Feeling what your child feels.
It doesn’t matter if you are a parent, a child care-giver, a grandparent or a teacher. This moment by moment video called ‘Every Opportunity’ makes a very valid point about how children today are addressed very smoothly.