As cliché as it is, kids really are like tiny sponges, which for parents, is the coolest and most terrifying thing. The way you respond to situations, including the words that you choose, can help shape their worldview for life. No pressure!
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In psychology circles, "growth mindset" is all the rage. It's a school of thought (that some disagree with) that can enable you to do get more results in your life. It's not as blindly optimistic as positive thinking, and more inward-looking than purely practical methods like to-do lists. In her new book, Mindset, psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck about how to cultivate this way of thinking.