If you're eager to develop more physical and mental resilience, here are 10 tips for developing a growth mindset. Before diving in, if you're wondering what a growth mindset actually is, be sure to read this post, "What is a Growth Mindset?" before continuing on with these 10 Tips. 10 Tips for Developing a Growth Mindset 1. use visualization Visualization is a great way to train your brain to develop a growth mindset. Imagine yourself on a well-worn hiking trail that is ... Read More about 10 Tips for Developing a Growth Mindset
The term Growth Mindset seems to be everywhere these days. But what exactly is a growth mindset? Let's begin with the origin of the term. The idea of a growth mindset was developed by Dr. Carol Dweck, a psychologist, and author of the book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. According to Dr. Dweck, “In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view ... Read More about What is a Growth Mindset?
If trying to be the "perfect parent" has you feeling exhausted and overwhelmed, you're not alone. I've been practicing what I call "Wabi-Sabi Parenting" for years now and it has benefited me and my family tremendously! If you're curious and wondering how to practice wabi-sabi parenting, you're in the right place! Like many parents, I've spent YEARS striving to be "the best parent I can be". Sounds noble, (and harmless) enough, right? I mean, of course, we want to be the best we can be for ... Read More about How to Practice Wabi-Sabi Parenting
So you've decided to homeschool? Congratulations! You're about to embark on an exciting journey. While no two homeschooling journeys look the same, there are steps you can take right away to establish a strong foundation in the coming weeks, months, and even years. Check out the resources below for guidance on how to find homeschooling help that will set you up for great success! How to Find Homeschooling Help I've divided the following topics and resources up into 5 categories to help ... Read More about How to Find Homeschooling Help
Note: Updated November 2021. This post was originally published as When the Holidays Feel Hard. I hope you find comfort here, especially if you're not sure what to do when the holidays make you sad. Note: I am NOT a licensed mental health professional. If you need help finding a mental health care provider please call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit BetterHelp to talk to a certified therapist online at an affordable price. When the holidays feel hard, it can be easy to dismiss any ... Read More about What to Do When the Holidays Make You Sad