What’s Really Wrong With The Kids Of Today

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I came across this article today on Facebook, and my first thought was ‘seen it / read it / heard it’ before but something made me open the link. Maybe because the person who shared it is someone I trust and admire as a parent, or it was what I needed to read again. Today.

Let me start off by saying I don’t think it’s necessarily the best written article I’ve ever read but Victoria Prooday, an occupational therapist, gets the message across really well.


Today’s children come to school emotionally unavailable for learning and there are many factors in our modern lifestyle that contribute to this. As we know, the brain is malleable. Through environment we can make the brain “stronger” or make it “weaker”. I truly believe that with all our greatest intentions, we unfortunately remold our children’s brains in the wrong direction. Here is why…



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