Resilience: Why Do Children Need It?

I felt it was time that this was reblogged as Resilience seems to be the buzz word in education at the moment! It’s nothing new though but so often these things aren’t are they! So why not have a muse, see what you think and see how you can help your children to be more resilient in the tough world that they are being brought up in …..

Reset Parenting

If there’s one thing we all know, that is that life is full of hard knocks!  It can throw curved balls at a great distance; some we see approaching and some we have no idea are on their way until they hit us and push us over!  But our capacity to deal with these knocks, to recover from them and spring back from them is to a greater or lesser extent down to just how resilient we are.  The dictionary definition of resilience is the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity, or 2. ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy and so developing a resilient tool kit in life is a key skill that can make all the difference and is one that, we as parents, need to be nurturing in our…

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