A little disappointment can actually benefit your child as long as you teach him how to bounce back from it and cope with failure.
When this mum realised her daughter struggled more than other children with things not going her way and teachers started labelling her 'sensitive', she sought some professional advice. Here’s what Dr Justin Coulson had to say.
Sometimes it can be very difficult to predict the outcome of your exams, whether you be in secondary school or even university. This is probably because exams are arguably one of the most feared things in education for students.
When your child faces disappointment, it’s normal to share in their pain. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to assist your child in coping with life’s letdowns now and in the future.
Exams are tough. Anyone who has been through the British education system knows that. But, what’s easy to forget is that, for some young people, exams can be a lot more than tough. They can bring with them unattainable expectations, endless anxiet...
Your child still gets upset easily, but it doesn't progress to a full-blown tantrum. Disappointment can actually be good for kids especially when you teach them how to bounce back.
One of the most important things we parents can do for our children is to help them learn to cope. Stress, setbacks, disappointments and defeats are a natural and even at times a frequent part of people’s lives.