There are so many skills we want our children to have. We start with the basics, such as brushing their teeth, eating somewhat healthy meals and doing their homework. But while hygiene and academic skills are important, the stuff that is often missed and even ignored goes much deeper and helps with overall life satisfaction. What is it? It’s resilience!
I’m a pediatric psychologist, and here are five characteristics I’ve noticed in resilient kids, along with the best ways to nurture them.