One of the best ways to teach persistence is to TALK through a problem together. Think of times during the day you face a problem, and engage in your child in coming up with solutions. See if you can TALK through a problem once a day this week. Here are some examples of everyday problems Read More
Books You’ll Love About Problem-solving and Persistence.
Reading together about characters who persist through difficult challenges inspires a child to do the same. Here are a few of our favorite books about persistence and problem-solving. The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper; illustrated by George and Doris Hauman (Preschool) This classic book has shown generations of young children the power of positive Read More
I Think I Can, I Think I Can
Learning to read is not easy. It takes patience, persistence, and focus. At some point you might find yourself helping your child sound out words. Some will come easy, others not so much. You might hear him yell “I can’t do it!” or see him slam the book shut. She may get frustrated. Or simply Read More
Sticking To It
Many of us pride ourselves on being multi-taskers. We believe we can get more things checked off our task list if we do several of them at the same time. In the workplace, that’s generally by choice. At home with children, especially at certain times of the day, being able to multi-task seems a necessity! Science Read More