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Endurance and Hard Work: Preparing Children for Life’s Obstacles

As parents, it’s our instinct to love and support our children to set them up for a happy, successful life. Yet, an old saying warns that “too much of a good thing is not good.” In your attempts to shield your children from life’s harsh realities, you may unintentionally prevent them from undertaking challenging experiences ...

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Happy brother and sister leap into the air while holding hands outside by a pond.