Posts Tagged ‘Optimistic Children’


Helping Your Child Be More of a Positive Thinker

November 1, 2013 | Posted in Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Happiness, Personality beach girl_opt

“My daughter is such a negative thinker, I wish she would see the glass half full more often.”

“It is frustrating when we do something great yet my children complain the whole time.”

“My son gets frustrated and angry so quickly, and a lot of the time I don’t know why.”

I hear comments like these often from parents of children who are negative thinkers. It can be very frustrating and draining to hear complaining and negative comments. The good news is that you can help your child to be more of a positive thinker. Read more…

 

Help Your Child Develop an Attitude of Gratitude

April 24, 2012 | Posted in Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Happiness, Quick Tips, Skills thanks_opt

You’ve taught your child to say please and thank you (great!) and are wondering how to build a deeper sense of gratitude. Good for you– gratitude is linked with many good things from happiness to improved relationships. Read more…

 

5 Ways to Help Your Child Be More Optimistic

February 9, 2012 | Posted in Anxiety, Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Happiness, Quick Tips, Skills sunflower

Sometimes optimism gets a bad reputation because people think it means being unrealistic, Pollyanna-ish, or in denial. Read more…

 

Help Your Child Overcome the Fear of Failure

February 3, 2012 | Posted in Anxiety, Confident Kids, Confident Teens girl-running

This brief (4 minute) audio with Dr. Larina Kase offers tips on how to help your fearful child focus on the process rather than the outcome to reduce fears of failure. Read more…

 
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