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How to Raise a Resilient Kid, According to American Ninja Warrior Jessie Graff 

If there’s a person who knows a thing or two about falling, it’s Jessie Graff. But for the American Ninja Warrior phenom, the important part is getting back up. Through a new video series called “Stunt Sitter” from Nexcare, Graff teaches self-described “helicopter” parents how to let let kids take risks and even—gasp…Read more… Continue […]

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What Are Your Favorite Games To Lose In?

Nobody likes to lose. We hardly ever set out to intentionally fail. But just because it wasn’t the goal doesn’t mean losing is always bad. Often seeing the dreaded “Game Over” screen a number of times makes finally winning all that much better. And on rare occasions losing is what makes a game so much […]

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Frustration Simulator Getting Over It Climbs Steam Best Sellers List

Getting Over It With Bennet Foddy is a nonsensical game that challenges players to climb a mountain with a hammer. The silly premise and highly animated reactions from streamers who take a tumble have launched it right to the heights of Steam’s best seller list one day after its release on the platform. It looks […]

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Teach Resilience by Asking Your Kids for Help When You Have a Setback

“Failure” is a major buzzword in parenting today: In order to raise successful, resilient kids, we need to let them fail. If your kid forgets his homework or his baseball glove at home, don’t bring it to him. If she’s struggling with building a block tower or later on, a term paper, or even later […]

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Why Failure Is a Useful Kitchen Tool

There seems to be a lot of pressure on the home cook these days. It’s not enough to feed your family chicken breasts—one should be feeding them free-range, organic, perfectly juicy chicken breasts that were cooked sous-vide and served with vegetables you regrew from a curated selection of kitchen scraps. This…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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