All tagged perseverance

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.

5 Quick Tips to Help Your Child Persevere

Hi, my name is Colleen, and I am a perfectionist.

I have been for as long as I can remember. 

For a long time, I wore it as a badge of honor, never realizing the adverse effects it had on me. Never understanding that my perfectionism went hand in hand with a fear of failure. Never connecting the intense anxiety I experienced with an irrational need to be perfect, to be the best.