We want our children to be successful, but we also know that learning how to rebound from failure is an important part of developing a healthy, self-confident outlook. In this section we offer articles and information about nurturing resilience in children, from modeling resilience yourself to helping them learn to tolerate and grow from stress, frustration and disappointment.
“Something went off in my head. I ran out. I wasn’t breathing. I didn’t know why it was happening.”
How Jackie Got Her Life Back
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- Treatment for PTSD
- Helping Children Cope With Frightening News
- How to Help Kids Learn to Fail
- What’s Wrong With Helicopter Parenting?
- A Look at Acute Stress Disorder and PTSD
- 12 Tips for Raising Confident Kids
- How to Help Kids Deal With Rejection
- 10 Ways to Teach Your Child the Skills to Prevent Sexual Abuse
- Why Kids Need to Spend Time in Nature
- The Courage of Children
- How Military Deployment Can Impact Families
- The Power of Mindfulness
- Mindfulness in the Classroom
- Finding the Balance With After-School Activities
- Caring for Kids After a School Shooting
- Helping Children Deal With Grief
- The Teacher’s Role When Tragedy Strikes
- Going Back to School After a Tragedy
- Talking to Kids About Sexual Abuse
- How to Foster Resilience in Kids
- What Makes an Event Traumatic for a Child?
- Signs of Trauma in Children
- Quick Facts on Adjustment Disorder
- Quick Facts on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Quick Facts on Acute Stress Disorder
- New Thinking on Child Traumatic Stress
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