We can use “the gardening principles” to help our children understand many abstract concepts. I often refer to specific aspects of gardening as I talk to my children (or they talk to me) about important life questions or dilemmas.
There are so many ways to use the Gardening Principles with children, as you help them interpret and make sense of life’s experiences. Children need parents who can help them see meaning in their experiences, and who can help them learn how to learn that it isn’t always about what we want “in the moment” (another gardening lesson).
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