The whole child

Have you ever considered what “the whole child” means? In Denmark, there isn´t a sole focus on education or sports but rather on the whole child. Socialization, autonomy, cohesion, democracy and self-esteem are all important principles for building up “whole children”. Learn more from the happiest country in the world in this video. #play @ibendissingsandahl #thedanishway


Iben Sandahl

Iben Sandahl is a professional parenting expert, narrative psychotherapist MPF, family counselor, teacher and speaker. She has more than 20 years of experienced insight into child psychology and education, which in a most natural way anchor the Danish way of practicing parenthood. Her bestseller: ’The Danish Way of Parenting’ co-authored by Jessica Alexander has done more for the reputation of Denmark than all the national charm offensives put together. Her first book is being translated into 20 languages and countless books about “Hygge” have been published, as a response to the phenomenon described in the book.

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