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You will have to persevere yourself to teach perseverance: 1) Slowly introduce an activity which is fun but which they are not good at. 2) Repeat the activity frequently, increasing the complexity, and making it more and more fun. 3) Express how much better they are getting at it, just from having practiced before. 4) Be patient and persevere until ...


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Two strategies for teaching grit and perseverance 1. Demonstrate it - this happens naturally, but I make it a point to explain in age appropriate terms how I am working towards my goals. 2. Look for and encourage grit in your child. When they put in extra effort, even if it does not lead to success let your child know you are proud.


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I agree with Drew, that the odds are very good that he's complaining about your order not because it's hard but out of a sense of following the 'rules'. My four year old might well have had a similar complaint when he was at this stage of learning. Answering the question as asked, though, the main thing is simply to reward effort, not success. Rewarding ...


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I believe that teaching a child to be comfortable in their own skin is an organic thing and something that they truly learn from you. If they see that you are comfortable in your skin and with who you are, it's a sign to them that it's okay for them to be. Some other things you can do: Be cognizant of body shaming language and try not to use it. Tell your ...


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When I hear the phrase "being comfortable in your own skin" that means to me that you are comfortable just being you. It implies feeling secure with who you are and not always being cognizant of what other people might be thinking about you. Love and accept your child for who they are. Teach them that it's ok to like what they like or to dislike things ...


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Your kids are a copy of you and the world that's around them. If you speak English, so do they. If you do sports, they do it as well. If you are comfortable in your skin, they will be too. And apart from that, it's all about talking seriously with them. It should be a conversation, not a lecture. Always try to avoid talking at them, and instead talk with ...



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