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How to Help Kids Learn to Fail | Child Mind Institute

How to Help Kids Learn to Fail | Child Mind Institute | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
Developing resilience takes trial and error. Kids who aren't allowed to fail don't get the practice they need to bounce back and try again, so they can be easily derailed by minor mishaps.
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Parenting, Not for the Moment, But for the Long Haul

Parenting, Not for the Moment, But for the Long Haul | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
Instead of focusing on the problems of this moment, look back at how far your child has come.
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What’s an Adolescent Brain’s Weakness? Other Tweens

What’s an Adolescent Brain’s Weakness? Other Tweens | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
Adolescents get a bad rep for being irrational. The bad news: It's kinda deserved. The good news: Teen brains come equipped with an internal Mr. Spock, trying to keep them safe.
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Stop Wanting Your Kids To Be Happy | KQED

Stop Wanting Your Kids To Be Happy | KQED | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
Most parents say they just want their kids to be happy adults. Erica Reischer says that's a mistake.
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He Was Bullied And Heartbroken From Loss. Then Everything Changed By Simply Opening A Door.

He Was Bullied And Heartbroken From Loss. Then Everything Changed By Simply Opening A Door. | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
He fought back in his own way.
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Building Relationships with Your Kids

Building Relationships with Your Kids | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
My number one life goal has been to have great relationships with my two sons. Since it is one of my favorite interests, I recently volunteered to lead a talk at a tech conference on the topic of building relationships with children...
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Are We Raising a Generation of Helpless Kids?

Are We Raising a Generation of Helpless Kids? | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
When a college freshman received a C- on her first test, she literally had a meltdown in class. Sobbing, she texted her mother who called back, demanding to talk to the professor immediately (he, of course, declined)....
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The Missing Piece -- How Social and Emotional Learning Can Empower Children and Transform Schools

The Missing Piece -- How Social and Emotional Learning Can Empower Children and Transform Schools | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
Arithmetic and higher math skills are embedded in school goals, but not necessarily persistence and grit. As a result, an "either/or" dynamic has been established that prioritizes academic skills, at the expense of "social and emotional" learning.
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Palo Alto Online : Advice to parents of a targeted child

Palo Alto Online : Advice to parents of a targeted child | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
==I The Weekly asked Holly Pedersen, a marriage and family therapist with a specialty in bullying prevention, intervention and treatment, to talk about how she directs a parent whose child is being bullied or harassed.
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Teaching Our Children to Be Joyfully Mediocre

Teaching Our Children to Be Joyfully Mediocre | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
We forget that sometimes, whether it is kicking a ball in soccer, making music with a violin or expressing oneself through drawing, joy can be found in the act of doing those things, and not the trophy, the applause or the recognition.
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Suze Orman: The 8 Qualities of a Successful Life

Suze Orman: The 8 Qualities of a Successful Life | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
There are no money problems. There are people problems. Success is not how many zeroes your bank account has. It's about making the most of the life you have.
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Forget test prep - students need to learn tenacity, self-control

Forget test prep - students need to learn tenacity, self-control | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
Mary Burke, the principal of St. Anthony of Padua School in Camden, had some good news: St. Anthony's was no longer last in math. The school's point total in "First in Math," an online program of...
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She Tells Her Grandma That She’s Just Been Cheated On & This Is...

She Tells Her Grandma That She’s Just Been Cheated On & This Is... | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her – her husband had cheated on her and she was devastated. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as soon as one...
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What Overparenting Looks Like From a Stanford Dean’s Perspective

What Overparenting Looks Like From a Stanford Dean’s Perspective | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
As a parent and dean, Julie Lythcott-Haims struggled with giving in to overparenting, while advising students who always had mom and dad on the sidelines.
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Parents: let Harvard go

Parents: let Harvard go | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
As a former admissions officer for two "elite" schools -- one Ivy and one West Coast Ivy-equivalent -- I am in a unique position to offer some insights for parents that may be of help in raising healthful teens. Exasperated...
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The Whole Truth About Life I Finally Shared With My Grown Sons

The Whole Truth About Life I Finally Shared With My Grown Sons | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
I'm the mom of two boys. My oldest has just finished the first semester of his sophomore year at our state university. My youngest is about to fly out to finish his first year of college 700 miles away. It's a bittersweet time. It's also a time for t...
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Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew

Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
I like it when you think I'm funny. Or interesting. Or awesome. I actually do care what you think about me. Please find something specific you actually like about me because sometimes I can't find anything in myself to like at all....
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Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew

Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
I like it when you think I'm funny. Or interesting. Or awesome. I actually do care what you think about me. Please find something specific you actually like about me because sometimes I can't find anything in myself to like at all....
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Three Huge Mistakes We Make Leading Kids…and How to Correct Them

Three Huge Mistakes We Make Leading Kids…and How to Correct Them | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
While I applaud the engagement of this generation of parents and teachers, it’s important to recognize these three mistakes we make leading kids.
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Why Camp Counselors Can Out-Parent Parents

Why Camp Counselors Can Out-Parent Parents | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
Who can get a child to make a bed, set a table, climb a rock face and try a new food all in the same day? A (much cooler than a parent) camp counselor.
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Did My High-Need Child Need To Cry? (Guest Post by Jane Roets)

Did My High-Need Child Need To Cry? (Guest Post by Jane Roets) | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
When my babies were small, I absolutely hated to hear them cry. I thought my job was to meet all their needs until they were big enough, or old enough to meet
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Have American Parents Got It All Backwards?

Have American Parents Got It All Backwards? | Parenting  and Resiliency | Scoop.it
Though parents around the world have the same goals, American parents like me (despite our very best intentions) have gotten it all backwards.
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