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The research shows that all children are capable of learning and succeeding in school and life. We have all the information we need to raise great human beings that are mentally-well, emotionally-balanced and self-confident but haven’t applied it. In this episode, we discuss:

  • The state of mental wellness for children and what we need to do
  • The importance of environment in a child’s well-being
  • How we should redesign the educational system to better serve the children’s learning and development.
  • The parents’ role in cultivating emotional resilience in their children

This podcast represents the opinions of Debra Berndt Maldonado and Robert Maldonado, PhD. The content here should not be taken as medical/mental health advice. The content here is for informational purposes only, and because each person is so unique, please consult your mental healthcare professional for your mental health questions.

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How to Raise Emotionally-Balanced Children


Debra Maldonado  00:00 

Hello, everyone. Welcome back to another episode of Soul Sessions. I’m Debra Maldonado, here with Dr. Rob Maldonado. We’re introducing a brand new series this month about mental health, which I think is really important, big crisis going on right now. We’re going to talk about mental health for children, mental health for women, mental health for men, and how it’s different. Also, what’s the future of mental health. The next four episodes, we’re going to dive into this topic. But before we get started today, I do want to remind you, if you haven’t subscribed to our channel, if you’re watching us on YouTube, there’s a little button here in the corner, you can click on it and subscribe to make sure you get every video we post on the channel. If you’re listening to us now on podcast services like iTunes or Spotify, make sure you subscribe to our channel as well. If you feel called, give us an honest review, we love to get those reviews as well, that helps bring more people to our show and spread the message. Today, the topic is how to raise emotionally-balanced children. But maybe you want to say something about this whole topic and why we’re covering it?

Robert Maldonado  01:44

We know children are an important topic, an important part of our culture, our world, because they are the coming generation, the people that need to bring new ideas and take over the function of the world eventually. We need to take care of them, we need to use what we know. We know a lot about the brain now. But it hasn’t filtered down to everyday work, where teachers can use it, doctors can use it, even psychologists and coaches can use this information. Not only that, the ordinary person, the parents that see “My kid is struggling, what do I do? How do I help him or her?”

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