Tag: coping with failure

Let Them Fail

Being achievement-oriented with perfectionistic tendencies, I have read enough parenting books and articles to know early on that I would need to make a conscious effort to allow my children opportunities to fail. I truly believe that getting good at making mistakes is a key element to being successful in life.  It wasn’t so hard

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Managing disappointment

Have you felt disappointment? You’re an adult, so of course you have. We all have. And as the parent of a young child, I can only imagine that helping your offspring manage disappointment can be challenging. Sure, it’s about coping skills and embracing failure, but I think that we as parents have a responsibility to

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