Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin N?

It may be the most important thing you can give them.

Comments (6)

(4) Nancy, February 6, 2017 5:47 PM

This is slightly off topic....

However, I wanted to thank you for providing the close captioning in this video. I appreciate it, and I am sure I am not the only person who does. Todah Raba!!

(3) Nancy, February 6, 2017 12:26 AM

Re: The rise in mental illness/emotional problems

I agree that many children do not know the meaning of the word no. However, we did not have FEWER emotional problems/mental illness in children in the '50s and '60s. What we had was a code of silence. ("Don't talk about that. It's not nice.") IMO, if a child wants an expensive item, he/she will appreciate it far more if he/she has earned it.

Eliav, February 6, 2017 2:10 PM

Um, incorrect

While it's true that the silence of the 50s and 60s has its ill effect, the numbers are clear - and easily obtainable. There's far more mental illness amongst kids nowadays than there was 50 years ago. Far more.

Nancy, February 6, 2017 5:44 PM

To commenter Eliav

May I ask where you got the statistics from re: more mental illness among children today? That question was 100% serious. You mentioned that the numbers are easily obtainable. Could you please tell me where you obtained them? Thanks in advance!

(2) Polly, February 6, 2017 12:07 AM

So refreshing to watch this

In an ever increasing materialistic age, it was so refreshing to hear words that are sane, sound and sensible. I wish every parent in the US and UK could see this and put it into practice. What a different world the place could be in the next generation!!

(1) Anonymous, February 5, 2017 3:28 PM

Yes I agree

I agree so much with this. I see how I sometimes have guilt for not giving my kids what they want - because I can not afford it. But you know what, what I can afford, they do not really always appreciate. I guess they are still just getting too much after all. Need to give them more vitamin N because it will make them more appreciative, less spoiled and stronger people.

 

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