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Helping Kid Perfectionists Feel “Good Enough”

Helping Kid Perfectionists Feel “Good Enough”

Michele Borba January 3, 2019 Comments Off on Helping Kid Perfectionists Feel “Good Enough”

How to help kid perfectionists feel good enough about themselves and cope with the ups and downs of life. Dear Dr. Borba, My ten-year-old is first in her class, and it makes her nuts.

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Helping Kids Who Fear Failure

Helping Kids Who Fear Failure

Michele Borba February 6, 2016 Comments Off on Helping Kids Who Fear Failure

One of the inevitable facts of life is that everyone makes mistakes. Granted, some mistakes are more significant than others and harder to get over, but they are a part of life. How individuals

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How to Help Kids Learn From Mistakes

How to Help Kids Learn From Mistakes

Michele Borba January 26, 2015 Comments Off on How to Help Kids Learn From Mistakes

Tips to help kids recognize a key to success: “Learn from your failures.”  Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.                   

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How to Respond When Kids Make Mistakes So They’ll Try Again..and Again…

Michele Borba December 19, 2009 Comments Off on How to Respond When Kids Make Mistakes So They’ll Try Again..and Again…

Q My child hates to make a mistake, and if he does he’s just devastated. I’ve probably not done the best job of responding. How should I help my son bounce back? Dania M from

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