As parents, it’s natural for us to want to protect our children from adversity and the pain that comes with it—whether that’s related to performing poorly on a test, not making the team, not being.
As virtually any parent will tell you, children, especially young children, love to ask questions. In fact, depending on the exact study that you cite, the average preschool-aged child will ask.
Every parent’s first responsibility is making sure that their children are happy and healthy. But a close second, especially in today’s interconnected, global world and economy, is ensuring that.