UA-63899747-1 Resilience – Nzinga Harrison, MD
May 4, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Authentic Success

Alrighty, today I started Chapter 8 which is interestingly titled "Authentic Success."  I'm only two paragraphs in and already looking forward to what's coming next.  I […]
April 25, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: The Downside of Criticism

For this pearl, I'm quoting directly from the book Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings, albeit in excerpts.  The chapter on […]
April 22, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Praise Effort, Not Intelligence or the End Result

Ok, this was a big one for me.  I think I do a good job of praising effort but I am totally guilty of praising intelligence.  […]
April 19, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Getting Out of the Way

I'm on Chapter 5 of this fantastic book and it just keeps getting better. As I come across the pearls, I'm writing these quick blogs to […]
April 16, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens — Adolescence: Countering the Negative News

Ah, dreaded adolescents.  Whelp, that was a Freudian slip!  I meant to say dreaded adolescence, but I guess my fingers typed what I was actually thinking! […]
April 10, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: 3 Core Concepts

As my sons quickly approach the tweener years, I am constantly looking for resources to support our goal of raising thoughtful, caring, self-sufficient children with healthy […]