All tagged parenting

Why Failing Is Good For Kids

Kids need to learn that it’s okay to fail. In fact, failing is good for kids. Failure is an opportunity to learn and it leads to growth. But delayed gratification is a hard sell in today’s instant-gratification society. How do you teach your kids that hard work is worth the effort and that it’s okay to fail?

Read More

Why You Need to Apologize to Your Kids

There’s a very good chance you’ve said this line to your own kids at one time or another: “You need to apologize right this instant!” Apologizing, after all, is important in our relationships. But did you know that not everybody believes forced apologies are good for kids? And if forced apologies aren’t effective, how are we supposed to pass on the empathy we want to teach?

Read More