We have all taught our kids to succeed and fear failure. And in doing so, we have blocked the surest and the clearest path to their success. I'm sure most of us have done that or are doing it right now.
What I am trying to emphasize here is to teach kids how to cope with failures. What most parents tend to do is to teach kids how to achieve success.
Unfortunately, you make the kids vulnerable to anxiety and melt downs. Instead, give them confidence and guide them through to face failures. Tell them nature has both good and bad, and that failure and success are two sides of the coin. Give them the endurance to flip the failure side to success. As the world puts increased pressure on kids to be winners, and parents feel compelled to enable them in every way possible, we’re seeing more and more kids who become distraught over even the smallest misstep.
A few tips for parents to help kids face failures:
Cheer up kids!
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