As a Wonder parent, you don’t have a school telling you how many days per year your child has to be “present.” You don’t have a school creeping into your home in the afternoons and weekends because of required homework. We promise not to come between you and your children. We trust you.
There is a predictable pattern each year that we face as Wonder parents. These patterns - or seasons - vary depending on the time of year, and each one comes with a unique set of learnings and challenges.
For the most part in American culture, intellectual struggle in schoolchildren is seen as an indicator of weakness, while in Eastern cultures it is not only tolerated but is often used to measure emotional strength.
Of the traits parents carry, there are two that yield the strongest impact in equipping children to become thriving, independent, kind and purposeful humans.
Heroic parents are learners. Ordinary parents have already gone to school.