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Stress-Free Discipline by Sara Au, Peter L. Stavinoha

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Instill Resilience and Grit in Your Child

One of the most enduring and valuable sets of skills that we can instill in our children is a sense of resilience in the face of stress or perceived failure. Sometimes termed grit, this “pull yourself up from your bootstraps” mentality is characterized by tenacity, problem solving, and the ability to continue to strive for success despite setbacks. The process of problem solving has leapfrogged innate intelligence and learned skills to be a highly prized quality in an individual.

Resilience partly stems from a person’s temperament, but it’s also a skill that can be learned and practiced throughout childhood in order for it to be well developed in adulthood. Resilience is that ability to adapt to challenges ...

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