All tagged Resilience

Encouraging Bravery in Ourselves and Our Girls

We all know that the fear of failure holds us back. But, is YOUR fear of failure holding your CHILD back?Bravery is a necessary attribute in order to persevere when there is a chance of failure. Bravery comes from calling upon our resilience. There are 6 elements of risky play that children must learn to explore safely.

My 10 Favorite Children's Books to Build Resilience

What I love the most about children's books is how easily they can spark conversations you wouldn't otherwise have with your kids. You find yourself having deeper, richer conversations about tough topics. Narrowing down this list to only 10 of my favorite children's books about building resilience was a challenge for sure! 

Becoming a Resilient Parent

It is never too late to start building resilience, and the process is the same for a child as it is for an adult.  Resilience is like a muscle that we can strengthen with mindfulness of our attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. 

How to Raise Resilient Kids

As parents, we naturally move into action to help our children avoid distress or try to make it go away as quickly as possible. Please stop. Please don’t try to fix it. Please don’t try to make it go away. What should you do? Help your child build their resilience muscle.