ALL out STRUNG

By teach­ing your child to be re­silient and to self-soothe, you can help him weather any storm. By Beth Cooper How­ell

Living and Loving - - FAMILY INSPIRATION -

Ac­cord­ing to clin­i­cal psy­chol­o­gist and par­ent­ing ex­pert An­drew Fuller, the abil­ity to cope with life’s chal­lenges is of­ten rooted in what type of mind­set your child has: anx­ious, avoidant or re­silient.

“The big­gest bar­rier for most chil­dren to do­ing well is not their at­ti­tude, in­tel­li­gence or mo­ti­va­tion; it is their lev­els of anx­i­ety,” he ex­plains.

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