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Learned Helplessness

How to Pull Back and Let Your Kids Struggle

“I can do it Mom!!!” she says confidently as she takes the knife and starts digging into the peanut butter jar.  Trying to pull it out, the knife flicks up, and I duck as a chunk of peanut butter flies past me.  “Oops!  Sorry, Mom.” “That’s okay sweetheart,” I smile back at her. Getting the toast... Read more »