Dr. Suzuki thought that of all the work that a parent does, raising children was the most important. He raised the question of why parents were too busy to spend time developing their children’s abilities and urged parents instead to decide whether being busy or bringing up their children was the more important.
This episode is part of the “Reflections” series of podcast episodes, which are short, minutes long reflections about a quote or other thought from Dr. Shinichi Suzuki’s philosophy or writing. The purpose of these reflections is to give parents and teachers a chance to spend a few minutes thinking about how great the impact might be on the world and our children with merely a slight moment of reflection about a behavior, thought, or attitude.
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