Raising resilient kids: here’s how to help your children cope with ease during the lockdown

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When kids are resilient they’re more adaptable, more curious, more motivated. They’re better able to bounce back from difficulties and challenges. And the fact is there’s never been a more challenging time.

There’s the stress of being cooped up during lockdown, the pressure of keeping up with schoolwork at home and the fear and anxiety brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.

It could be argued that teaching your child resilience is more import- ant than ever. We face an uncertain future, and equipping them with a skill that will help them navigate this is invaluable.

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