🧠The Brain Science Behind Resilience💪
Hello, Present Not Perfect Community!
Resilience is a buzzword right now…but what does it really mean to empower resilient kids?
Today, we’re going to talk about why building resilience in kids is not just important, but essential for their future. 🌟
🧠 The Power of Bouncing Back: Resilience is the ability to adapt and bounce back from adversity. It's like a shield that helps your child navigate life's challenges with skills and strength. 🛡️💪🏽
😊 Facing Life's Curveballs: We know firsthand that life is full of ups and downs, and resilience equips your child to face these curveballs with tools in their toolkit. We know we cannot protect them from all that life may throw them, but we can empower them with the skills to handle the challenges. 🎢
🤝 Social and Emotional Skills: Resilience is all about the capacity to express, understand, and manage emotions effectively. These skills help in forming healthy relationships and making sound decisions and research shows the earlier we can teach these skills, the better. 🧘🏻♀️💖
📚 Our Role as Guides: As parents and caregivers, our role is to provide the tools, environment, and guidance that help our children develop resilience. It's a journey full of imperfect moments and growth mindset opportunities, that we still work on ourselves in our parenting, too!
One such tool on this journey is our Icy Fun Winter Sensory Kit all about this topic! If any of us have attempted ice skating, sledding, or any winter sport, we know what it’s like to slip and fall on the ice (especially when just learning). Resilience is not about preventing a spill…but rather about how do we build the skills in order to get back up again and keep trying? 🧊❄️
We promise that your kiddos (and you) will love our Icy Fun Kit!
Emily & Abbi