Christine Koh

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I'm Christine Koh, a music and brain neuroscientist turned multimedia creative. I'm the founder + editor of Boston Mamas, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, co-host of the Edit Your Life podcast, and creative director at Women Online. Drop me a line; I'd love to chat about how we can work together!

Edit Your Life Episode 93: Helping Kids Handle Disappointment

Edit Your Life Episode 93: Helping Kids Handle Disappointment

We all know intellectually that kids learn from challenges, and they grow stronger and have more self-confidence when they learn to navigate those challenges. But when you’re actually going through it it’s hard, as a parent, to watch your kid struggle. It’s also hard to identify where the line is between reasonable struggle and a real need for help. In Episode 93 of Edit Your Life, Asha and I share 8 tips for how parents can help kids handle disappointment while not hovering.

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