The Secret to Helping Your Child Defeat Discouragement

It’s not fun to watch  your child get discouraged when playing sports. Unfortunately, we can’t give our kids “bounce back” pills, like we give him tylenol or advil for his aches. However, there are ways you can help him overcome discouragement.

Respect the Process

It is most likely every parent’s first instinct to rescue a child when there is a hint of difficulty. But next time your young athlete faces a problem, swallow that urge just for a few minutes, and ask your child what he thinks he should do about the situation. Read more...

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