Posts Tagged ‘grit’

4 secret skills that kids need to succeed today

Group of boy and girls

How to learn from failure Remember a major disappointment or failure from you own childhood? Trying out for a team or a group and not making the cut? Not getting included in a party invitation or missing out on a special occasion? Losing  a friendship or a loved one? Bet you remember the details of…

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Before there is grit there is pain

pain-before-grit

I’ve written several posts lately on developing grit in children.  Many of them focus on helping children deal with obstacles and  failure.  While driving to a presentation at the North Carolina School Counselor Conference this week, I listened to Brene Brown’s most recent book, Rising Strong.  As usual, she has done her research and has many…

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