Tag Archives: resilience

How Pushing Gender Norms Can Make Kids Less Resilient

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens. This post was originally published June 25, 2014. I’ve been thinking a lot about resilience and vulnerability. If you had a mild (or … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting, Social & Emotional Learning | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Teaching Children the Value of Making Mistakes: A Case Study with Myself

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series Perhaps the most important habit I promote as a therapist and children’s author is healthy coping. Basically this means helping people learn and practice being able to … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood, Parenting | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

7 Tips for Raising Emotionally Resilient Kids

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun In the 1984 movie The Karate Kid, a teenage boy becomes disheartened when his karate teacher has him doing chores to exhaustion day after day. Instead of teaching the boy … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting, Social & Emotional Learning | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Building Character in Kids with Stories from the Olympics

By Brad Herzog, author of the Count On Me: Sports series When I think of the late, great Muhammad Ali, what springs to mind is not the “Thrilla in Manila” or the boasts of a pugilistic poet or even a man … Continue reading

Posted in Character Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

5 Ways to Help Children with Perfectionism Find Balance

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. In my practice as a school counselor, I routinely ask students to rate their reactions to an experience using a scale from … Continue reading

Posted in Counselor's Corner, Parenting, Social & Emotional Learning | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments