When Your Child Fails

I prefer happiness so I enjoy focusing on positive stories, but when I’m helping someone develop their life story I have to put my personal preference aside. For future generations, what is real can be for more valuable than what we wish had happened.

This article titled “Let Your Kids Lose” reinforces that reality, as it reveals the results of a study where children were allowed to win games regardless of their ability or effort. The temporary wins made the children happy, but they later failed to determine what information was helpful or harmful to them.

There’s a time and place for everything, and it would be wrong to reveal tragic circumstances to your children too early in their lives. But there is no such thing as a perfect family, and everyone experiences failure at some point. How have you handled this with your children?

Check out the article here: Let Your Kids Lose

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