How to Raise a Brave Kid

No one wants their kids to fail. We get it. 

As parents, we’re wired to help our kids. It’s in our DNA to help our kids succeed in life!

READ: What to Do When Your Kid’s Behavior Makes You Feel Like a Failure

So- how do we help them build bravery, courage and self-sufficiency?  We give them those opportunities to shine and feel bravery, courage and see that they can be self-sufficient. 

READ: How to Raise Self-Reliant Kids

We are so delighted to get to speak with Ned Johnson, who is the co-author with Dr. William Stixrud of “The Self-Driven Child” and, in his day job, president and self-proclaimed “tutor-geek” of PrepMatters, helping kids battle an alphabet of sinister standardized tests.  Ned helps parents adopt a new way of thinking and employ tools to support their kids autonomy, vital to helping kids lower their stress and develop intrinsic motivation. All things we hold very dear here at No Guilt Mom!

Resources Shared:

No Guilt Mom (JoAnn’s Birthday Week)

Ned Johnson with Prep Matters

The Self Driven Child

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The best mom is a happy mom. To better take care of you, download our No Guilt Mom mindset here .  These reminders will help you second guess less, and feel more confidence every day in your parenting.

Brie Tucker

COO/ Podcast Producer at No Guilt Mom
Brie Tucker has over 20 years of experience coaching parents with a background in early childhood and special needs. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Central Missouri and is certified in Positive Discipline as well as a Happiest Baby Educator.

She’s a divorced mom to two teenagers.

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