Episode 93: Helping Kids Handle Disappointment

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We all know intellectually that kids learn from challenges, and they grow stronger and have more self-confidence when they learn to navigate those challenges. But when you’re actually going through it it’s hard, as a parent, to watch your kid struggle. It’s also hard to identify where the line is between reasonable struggle and a real need for help. In Episode 93 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha share 8 tips for how parents can help kids handle disappointment while not hovering.

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