• Darla Desiderio

Kids Are NOT Natural Thrill Seekers.

So your talented kid decides to quit an activity they are REALLY good at. It is an exasperating situation for any parent and coach. She plays like the next Olympian, or he masters the chessboard like a boy genius. And yep, they both want to quit! What? That's right, stick a fork in them because they are done. The solution? It will come after you internalize the fact that most kids are not born to defy failure. So if yours is not talking about cliff diving from the moment they can sting a sentence together approach their push back with empathy. For a helpful "mindprint" of why kids quit go to Learning Smarter https://mindprintlearning.com/blog/opposite-of-grit-why-kids-quit/ #thegageseries #kids #tween #kidsports #teacher #mom #parenting #gagetheflyingwhippet #thescrapper #school #kidsbook #childrensbook #dyslexia #whippet #rescuedog #dog #doglover #writer #author

Kids & Quitting

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