All tagged self-confidence
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?
Imagine That by Jonathan D. Voss is one of the best picture books of 2019. It is an inspirational reminder that our imagination comes from our heart - and we need to do whatever it takes to hold on to it. Hoot & Olive are destined to be beloved characters in the world of children’s lit.
These are the best picture books to read on the first day of school, whether your kids are starting kindergarten or 6th grade. Use them to remind your kids to believe in themselves, and to be kind and stand up to bullies. And use them to remind your kids what’s really important in life.
Teach your kids to love who they are. This book list contains the very best picture books for conveying this message to your kids - celebrate being yourself. Do what you love. Follow your passions. Be proud of who you are.
Society is doing a very good job making children believe they’re worthless if they aren’t good at tests. I recently discovered the absolute perfect way to teach children otherwise - a picture book called All the Ways to Be Smart by Davina Bell. You simply must read this one with your kids.
Should you let your kids win in a game of skill? Is it better parenting to do your best when playing against your children, or to go easy on them? Have you ever had a despondent child state that they don’t want to play a game anymore because they never win? What should a parent do?
Kids are "pairing off" in school far too young, and they're doing it oftentimes because they think they are "supposed" to, and almost always because of peer pressure. What is there to be done about kids dating too young?