The real meaning of resilience in children (and how to help them get it)

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 5 June 2018

13 mins

Resilience has become a bit of a buzz word. We want our children to bounce back from bad times, but how do we help them? Is it about tough love?

Anthony Semann is an educator, researcher and early childhood advocate who believes that tough love is not the answer.

For more from Anthony check out Semann and Slattery’s website.

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