To build resilience and frustration-tolerance, kids need to fail. Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz spoke about why being a helicopter parent can actually harm your child when she visited me on Mondays With Marlo. Many parents seek to prevent their children from feeling any pain, but sometimes letting them learn lessons by failing can help them grow into stronger, well-adjusted adults who can stand on their own two feet.
And for more wonderful advice on handling life's everyday dilemmas, see Gail's tips:
Add Marlo On Facebook:
Follow Marlo on Twitter:
Sign up to receive my email newsletter each week - It will keep you up-to-date on upcoming articles, Mondays with Marlo guests, videos, and more!