Raise your hand if you’d like your child to be independent and resilient in the face of challenges?
I bet your hand is up. But the question remains, how do you go about helping your child develop resilience?
Use the four-step I.C.A.N. process below to help your child navigate a challenge on their own!
I – Inhale start off by getting your brain ready with a calming breath or other ACA or ACT.
C – Celebrate Happy brains come up with more creative solutions. Do something quick to put your brain in a positive frame of mind.
A- Adapt Examine what isn’t working and generate ideas of what you could do differently.
N – Now Try Test your solution. If it doesn’t work no worries! Just start the I.C.A.N. process again!