March 8, 2019

Raising a child in an ever increasingly technologically advanced society may seem daunting, maybe even confusing at times. You may question many aspects of parenting, such as how to support your child’s development and supplement their education, how to appropriately i...

February 3, 2019

Our allergy to errors/mistakes/failure is what holds us back in many aspects of our lives, like education, career, relationships, etc. However, contrary to common belief, mistakes and failure, especially the ones that we consider shameful or humiliating, are our most p...

February 1, 2019

A growth mindset is the belief that intelligence can be developed. Students with a growth mindset understand they can get smarter through hard work, the use of effective strategies, and help from others when needed. It is contrasted with a fixed mindset: the belief tha...

January 24, 2019

Meltdowns, temper tantrums, and emotional breakdowns are all factors that we as parents have been taught to accept as an everyday occurrence for our toddlers and young children. While it is common for us to react with “Go to time out!” or “Calm down!”, it is important...

November 27, 2018

There are two kinds of mindsets: scarcity (fixed or can’t-do) mindset and abundance (growth or can-do) mindset. A lot of us grow up programmed with a scarcity mindset. The scarcity mindset is the result of the environment we grow up in, that sets our horizon and tells...

October 31, 2018

Our friend has struggled with her child who had developed a tendency to get stuck in negativity. She would often hear her eight-year-old speaking negatively about himself. Even when he seemed to be doing great at a task, he’d focus more on the negative than the positiv...

July 30, 2018

When developing a growth mindset, we as parents have to be conscious of not only how we think, but also how we think and say things out loud. There are times when we have to talk about ourselves around our children, so we have to keep in mind that what we say can and w...

July 12, 2018

My wife and I often catch ourselves being impatient with our kids, taking their big emotions personally. Oftentimes this leads to the feeling that we’ve somehow failed. I especially, seem to have so much more access to empathy and calm when dealing with coworkers and d...

July 1, 2018

​When I became a parent for the first time five years ago my realization was that I am responsible for shaping a human being’s life. It was both exciting and scary to know that my actions and behavior determined what kind of person this human being will grow up to be....

June 16, 2018

Once upon a time, there was a young researcher that was fascinated by how people coped with failure and obstacles. She was curious about why some students love challenge, and others who may be equally skilled, shy away from challenges. She and her team decided to study...

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