They can be brave. Friendly. Kind. Angry. Jealous. And seeing these emotions and responses in stories helps them internalise them too.
Stories are maps to the future they want to create
The second concept is amazingly powerful. The stories we read and tell our children give them a framework for how they see themselves in the world – and directions for how to get there.
So often, life just happens to us.
Yet people who build amazing businesses often just start with a story. It’s a story about an idea.
If we nourish that story with things like faith and persistence, then those ideas have a chance to grow and flourish.
And it all starts with the stories our children hear as they sit on our laps for their bedtime story.
How powerful is that?