Competitiveness starts young

First! (on NPR)

A piece of mine is on KQED Perspectives this morning. If you are near the radio, listen in at 8.43 AM How do you cope with the obsession of coming first in your children? https://ww2.kqed.org/perspectives/2017/07/01/first/ PERSPECTIVES First Audio Player COMMENTS DOWNLOAD Perspectives FirstSandhya AcharyaJul 03, 2017 06:43 AM 00:00 02:03

Competitiveness starts young

First!

Lately, my 5-year-old has been a bit obsessed with ‘coming first’. He has to be the first one to brush his teeth, finish breakfast, press down on the sprinkler heads in the lawn, climb into his car seat and so on.