At your next family meal, go around the table, each sharing one challenge and one accomplishment of pride.
Teach your kids to tackle each day, and each problem, one at a time.
Encourage your children to take one small step toward changing something they’d like to do differently.
With your kids, learn some relaxation techniques such as mindfulness, meditation, or stretching.
Help your children think of their “failures” as learning experiences.
Pay attention to what you say, and how you say it, about people, the world, ideas, and so on. Your kids are learning from you.
Talk with your kids about the sounds you and they associate with different times and places. Remind them to listen for sounds on walks, in buildings, on trips.
Give your children the best foundation possible so they’re better equipped to take their own path.
Start fresh tomorrow, regardless of what happened today. Your attitude will rub off on your children.
Regardless of whether you are religious, talk with your children about your spiritual beliefs. Why do you think you’re here? What keeps you going? What grounds you?
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