Deana and Kira talk about how to teach kids to embrace failure, learn positive self-talk, and let go of the message society sends that failure is a bad thing. They also share the importance of separating the mistake from the person so that we can honor the feelings that come up when they make a mistake and move forward in a way that helps kids learn and grow.

Kira and Deana talk about resilience and do some myth busting about what it takes to raise resilient kids as well as what true resiliency looks like.

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Episodes referenced: Raising Kids With Emotional Intelligence

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Deana and Kira talk with Alexandra Eidens, co-founder of Big Life Journal, about Growth Mindset and ways that parents can rethink mistakes, praise and their own modeling in order to foster a Growth Mindset in their children.

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Parenthood is fraught with mistakes and the co-hosts aren’t immune to them!  Kira and Deana share some of their own parenting missteps as well as practical ways to respond which are most likely to leave children feeling seen and heard.

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