Archive: February 2010

Values We Are Taught As Children Are Somehow Lost In Life

  • February 27, 2010
Values We Are Taught As Children Are Somehow Lost In Life

I overheard a mother teaching her child the value and importance of sharing.  She said, "sharing is caring", which brought a smile to my face as I was taught the value of sharing as a child, and it has become a kind of inside joke between myself and Angie. I realized that as children we are taught values that are paramount to our psychosocial development, but for whatever reason, we shed all of these important values as we progress into adulthood. When we are children, we are taught the value of sharing.  We are taught to share our toys, for example.  When we become adults, we stop sharing;...

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