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Resilience is like a muscle you can build. It’s just a matter of knowing how.
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Sheryl Sandberg shares what she has learned about the factors that help kids persevere through adversity.
Pediatrician Kenneth Ginsburg identifies the qualities that help kids build strength and provides advice for parents to cultivate resilience.
A former Stanford dean—and a parent herself—shares why failure is an important part of growing into a successful adult.
Former Stanford dean Julie Lythcott-Haims encourages parents to stop defining their children's success via grades and test scores and instead focus on developing self-efficacy.
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