Many parents would agree that the car is a great place to communicate with your kids. Their cornered, corralled or otherwise contained in a box with some pretty forced sensory perceptions.
I assault my children daily with a dose of the CBC on our morning commute. Listening to the CBC has inspired some fabulous conversations in our car not to mention expanded our musical perspectives.
Last week a sitar player was on the radio. Which spurred a conversation about India, nan, yoghurt, religions and pretty clothing. My kids seem to contemplate some pretty deep topics because of those conversations and their eyes are opened a little bit wider to the world around them.
Krystal Williams-Gardener started Kamloops Parents in 2007 and is now the owner/director of Loving Learning Preschool where they offer Waldorf & outdoor based preschool classes for children aged 3-6.
She actively studies child development & anthroposophy (a philosophy of inner development & spiritual growth) and strives to inspire parents to be their best selves for the highest good of all man-kind.