Category Archives: And the Family

Temperament and parents and children

Why I believe in Parenting by Temperament–Part I.

Since our first books were published in 2004, and our more recent book in 2009 (Parenting by Temperament:  The New Revised Raising Cuddlebugs and Bravehearts) we have been trying to spread the message that knowing the temperament of the parent … Continue reading

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Temperament: Tiger Moms and Chinese Children

The story of the Chinese Tiger Mom has received great attention–and deservedly so. At the center of it all is Amy Chua, a Yale law professor and mother of two daughters. She has had a best selling book, and widely … Continue reading

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Temperament: What if Keirsey’s Rationals (NTs) really did rule the world?

Rationals as rulers of the world!  That might be a scary concept.  This is the last of the series in which we have asked this question about each of Keirsey’s four temperaments (the SP Artisans, SJ Guardians, NF Idealists, and … Continue reading

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Temperament: What if SJ (Guardians) did rule the world?

Today we will ask what would happen if SJ (Guardians) did rule the world.  This is a continuing series, looking at Keirsey’s four temperaments. The last blog post described Keirsey’s SJ Guardians and summarized this as follows: IN SUMMARY  The … Continue reading

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Temperament: Describing Keirsey’s Guardians (SJs)

Describing Keirsey’s Guardians (SJs) is the next in a series of blogs that will look at one Keirsey temperament each week, and then speculate in the following week on how it would be if this temperament ran the whole world.  … Continue reading

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