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“One important lesson is that other people aren’t always the reason for your problems – the cause might lie in yourself, so if you want things to change you should start with yourself.”
Rina Mae Acosta, The Happiest Kids in the World: Bringing up Children the Dutch Way

“Professor Peter Gray "The goal in class, in the minds of the great majority of students, is not competence but good grades"

By focusing primarily on grades and exam results, there's a danger the student will miss out on the other things education has to offer.... Career opportunities and the material things good grades might bring our kids are not the only important things in life.”
Rina Mae Acosta, The Happiest Kids in the World: How Dutch Parents Help Their Kids (and Themselves) by Doing Less

“Let kids be kids. Let them play. Play”
Rina Mae Acosta, The Happiest Kids in the World: Bringing up Children the Dutch Way




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