It’s OK to Make Mistakes (1-28-15)

Today’s Parenting Tip:

DECIDE:       It’s OK to make mistakes.

PRACTICE:  Remember the last time you made a mistake trying to do a task. Did you figure out the problem and eventually correct it? If so, celebrate that you learned from making that mistake.

If you just gave up, the next time you make a mistake plan to stick with it until you figure out what went wrong and find success by trying it a different way.

Today’s Parenting Tip was inspired by our featured picture book, THE THINGS I CAN DO.  Read the book to a child in your life each day as a reminder of what you are deciding and practicing that day.

Come back each day for another good parenting decision and how to practice it. (Each day’s activity will also be posted on the Daily Parenting Tips page for easy access.)

Read the whole story at Kids Need to DO Things, Part 1.



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