Creating Struggle for the Kids Who Avoid It :: Episode 82


Young girl in a school uniform with books at a desk closes her eyes and squishes her face as if she is upsetDo you parent a child who struggles with struggle? Practicing struggle is a life-changing skill for kids (heck, and adults). In this episode, Emily and Emily (yes, you read that correctly) discuss what it is like raising kiddos who avoid the discomfort of struggle.

Emily Harrison — episode guest — is a senior writer for Fort Worth Moms and parent to a child who has it is easy. Well, that is, everything comes easier to him than most. In turn, when he’s encountered something that challenged him, it was more difficult for him to handle. Listen in to this episode as she walks through the steps and “practice points” they’ve used to help her son get more comfortable with the idea of not being the best.

Read Emily’s article mentioned in the episode, “Creating Struggle for Kids.” You can also read more articles from Emily HERE.

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