When asked, “Why do you teach?” Dr. Suzuki answered: “First for the love of the child; second, for the love of teaching the child; and third for the love of the music that is taught the child, but the child always comes first.”
What does this answer mean? What is the importance of love when teaching or raising children? This episode looks at this issue and discusses the influence and responsibility that parents have to teach and role model this important idea to their children.
In the episode, I mentioned additional resources on this topic. Here are some affiliate links to those resources for further information and discussion. You are never under an obligation to buy anything, but if you do use the links below, the podcast and blog may receive a small benefit at no additional cost to you, which helps to support the work of the podcast and blog.
Nurtured by Love DVD (Suzuki Association of the Americas)
The Message by Eugene H. Peterson
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Until next time,
—– Paula —–
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