Research tells us that children’s early memories begin to fade around 7 years of age. Let’s capture this part of their story.
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Robyn Fivush, Ph.D. and Marshall Duke, Ph.D., found that children and adolescents who know more of their family stories show higher well-being on multiple measures, including higher self-esteem, higher academic competence, higher social competence, and fewer behaviour problems.
Giving our kids their family stories lets them know that they are a part of something bigger.
For a few ideas to help you get started, I’ve shared some of our family stories on the blog…
There are so many reasons to write your life story. Be known by your children and those you love. Make meaning of past experiences so you can move forward in a new way. Craft a new story.
The Search for Self gives women a starting place to explore their life stories.
Find prompts or writing ideas at @verylainie as I share pieces of my life story for #the100dayproject.