You want to raise children who keep trying, even when it’s hard. But when we overhear them say, “I can’t” or “It’s too hard” or “I’m so stupid” it can break your heart. Replying with “You can do it!” often doesn’t work.
Using these growth mindset statements and ways of talking to empower your child with a mindset that will set them up for success in school, work and the rest of their life.
Gail Mitchell, Assistant Head of Primary