Determination

Resilience: How Families Grow from Adversity, by Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD

Resilience: How Families Grow from Adversity

Most of us want to protect our children from struggle. After all, if we shoulder their burdens, they’ll be happier, right? Not usually. Children are happiest when parents scaffold their children’s ability to tackle life’s challenging experiences. This kind of scaffolding is necessary from a very young age. As children […]

Resilience
Quotes about Strength that Teach Kids about Resilience, by Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD

Quotes about Strength that Teach Kids about Resilience

Resilience is the ability to meet and overcome challenges in ways that maintain or promote well-being. Quotes about strength that focus on how we grow from adversity can encourage children to take risks and learn from failure. Wise people from throughout history have talked about the importance of resilience, from […]

Resilience
The Role of Heroes for Children, by Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD

The Role of Heroes for Children

For thousands of years, heroic stories have been used to inspire, motivate, and transfer cultural values to children. The stories have a common pattern. They begin with a likeable hero who encounters a challenge or roadblock in life. And then, with the help of others, the hero emerges from the […]

Resilience