"When I refer to the term natural genius, I am talking about supporting
the intrinsic drive for mastery that is every child's birthright. Parents need
to regard this inner spark with a sense of sacredness, cultivating it as one who
would nurture a growing seed rather than plying it with artificial stimulants."
-Awakening Your Child's Natural Genius
"Ultimately, it's your child himself who will tell you what he is capable
of and how he learns best. Listen carefully to his deepest self-expressions and
you will discover who he really is and where he wants to go in his life. Then
it's up to both of you to work toward these goals - to help your child in his
-In Their Own Way
The capacity to call into question one's long-standing ways of thinking
and acting, to reconsider an approach so ingrained as to be second nature,
belongs at the top of any list of what makes a good parent or teacher."
-Punished by Rewards