The latest edition of St John’s Grammar School’s Learning Early Series addresses the common and often stress-inducing habit among parents of comparing their child with others.

The advice offered in this edition is that parents should embrace their child’s individuality and understand why intrinsic motivation is so important in their child’s development.

Parents of very young children can be forgiven for comparing their child’s development with his or her peers. Society places great pressure on both parents and children to succeed in a fast-moving world.

But as Jodie Benveniste discusses in this episode, there are ways for parents to recognise and embrace their child’s development.

Have you ever found yourself comparing your child with others?

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