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It’s 5:00 AM. I stumble out of bed and try to leave my bedroom quietly so I won’t wake my husband. Half asleep and desperately in need of my first cup of coffee, I open my computer and wait for the words to flow. On most days, it is hard work. (By the …

Grit
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“Other People Matter”- Chris Peterson March 20th was The International Day of Happiness. In celebration, throughout the month of March, I received emails sharing ways to increase my happiness. What struck me was that none of the emails suggested buying …

Children/Adolescents | Grit | Parenting | Teens
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https://inspired.fb.com/teens-grit-and-inspired-an-interview-with-dr-caren-baruch-feldman/

Children/Adolescents
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In Part 2 of this blog, I will discuss strategies parents and teachers can use to increase self-control, grit, and resilience in their children. Grit and self-control go hand-in-hand. Self-control is about delaying gratification and resisting temptatio …

Children/Adolescents
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I was asked recently to re-post the following blog. Enjoy :) Imagine twenty-five second graders sitting at their desks with a marshmallow in front of them, but NO ONE eats it. What is going on? Second graders at Harrison Avenue are working on self-cont …

Children/Adolescents | Grit

It’s that time of year when people reflect and set “new goals” or “New Year’s resolutions” for themselves. As you can imagine, it is easy to make New Year’s resolutions, but much more difficult to complete them. When I reflect on the goals that I have …

Grit | Wellness & Weight Loss
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It’s that’s time of year (Thanksgiving), when many of us take a moment to focus on what we are grateful for. For as long as I can remember, it has been a tradition in my family that my mother goes around the Thanksgiving table and asks each of us (grow …

Children/Adolescents | Grit
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I had a choice this month, break my habit of writing a blog each month or share one of my favorite blogs from the past. I chose to keep my habit going and share a favorite blog. With 1 hour left in the month, here are some of my favorite things (10 of …

Children/Adolescents
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As many of you know, I am writing a book – The Grit Guide for Teens. The good news is that I just gave the book into the editor today (5 minutes ago). The bad news is that writing an original blog was impossible. However, as you all know, I am a big fa …

Children/Adolescents | Grit
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“It was great…, it was hard!” Katie Ledecky, age 6 I fell off the bike. It happened. My greatest fear had occurred. However, instead of being the disaster I had created in my head, it was freeing. But wait, let’s travel back a little earlier in the day …

Grit | Resilience | Wellness & Weight Loss
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Spoiler Alert- Parts of Finding Dory, the movie, will be revealed in this month’s blog. Although I don’t think Finding Dory is a “thriller” that can be spoiled (you all know there is a happy ending), you may not want to read this blog if you don’t want …

Children/Adolescents
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“So…be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or Bray or Mordecai Ali Van Allen O’Shea, you’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way!” Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go! This year is very special for my family- …

Children/Adolescents | Grit | Resilience
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Great News! If you missed my “Got Grit? Got Growth? Got Greatness! Increasing Perseverance, Self-Control, and a Growth Mindset in Ourselves and Our Children” workshop that I gave at the Scarsdale library in March 2016, it is now available online on SPT …

Grit | Resilience
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I need to apologize. I was hit by March madness. If you know anything about me, you know it could not be the March Madness associated with college basketball. It was college basketball right? No, it is the other March Madness – the one that hits all ps …

Children/Adolescents
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This month I had the opportunity to participate in one of my favorite activities as a school psychologist: working with my fifth grade student leaders to turn-key important school wide messages to our younger students. Specifically, fifth grade student …

Children/Adolescents | Resilience
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It’s 5:00 AM. I stumble out of bed and try to leave my bedroom quietly so I won’t wake my husband. Half asleep and desperately in need of my first cup of coffee, I open my computer and wait for the words to flow. On most days, it is hard work. (By the …

Grit
caren-baruch-feldman-about

“Other People Matter”- Chris Peterson March 20th was The International Day of Happiness. In celebration, throughout the month of March, I received emails sharing ways to increase my happiness. What struck me was that none of the emails suggested buying …

Children/Adolescents | Grit | Parenting | Teens
caren-baruch-feldman-about

https://inspired.fb.com/teens-grit-and-inspired-an-interview-with-dr-caren-baruch-feldman/

Children/Adolescents
caren-baruch-feldman-about

In Part 2 of this blog, I will discuss strategies parents and teachers can use to increase self-control, grit, and resilience in their children. Grit and self-control go hand-in-hand. Self-control is about delaying gratification and resisting temptatio …

Children/Adolescents
caren-baruch-feldman-about

I was asked recently to re-post the following blog. Enjoy :) Imagine twenty-five second graders sitting at their desks with a marshmallow in front of them, but NO ONE eats it. What is going on? Second graders at Harrison Avenue are working on self-cont …

Children/Adolescents | Grit

It’s that time of year when people reflect and set “new goals” or “New Year’s resolutions” for themselves. As you can imagine, it is easy to make New Year’s resolutions, but much more difficult to complete them. When I reflect on the goals that I have …

Grit | Wellness & Weight Loss
caren-baruch-feldman-about

It’s that’s time of year (Thanksgiving), when many of us take a moment to focus on what we are grateful for. For as long as I can remember, it has been a tradition in my family that my mother goes around the Thanksgiving table and asks each of us (grow …

Children/Adolescents | Grit
caren-baruch-feldman-about

I had a choice this month, break my habit of writing a blog each month or share one of my favorite blogs from the past. I chose to keep my habit going and share a favorite blog. With 1 hour left in the month, here are some of my favorite things (10 of …

Children/Adolescents
caren-baruch-feldman-about

As many of you know, I am writing a book – The Grit Guide for Teens. The good news is that I just gave the book into the editor today (5 minutes ago). The bad news is that writing an original blog was impossible. However, as you all know, I am a big fa …

Children/Adolescents | Grit
caren-baruch-feldman-about

“It was great…, it was hard!” Katie Ledecky, age 6 I fell off the bike. It happened. My greatest fear had occurred. However, instead of being the disaster I had created in my head, it was freeing. But wait, let’s travel back a little earlier in the day …

Grit | Resilience | Wellness & Weight Loss
caren-baruch-feldman-about

Spoiler Alert- Parts of Finding Dory, the movie, will be revealed in this month’s blog. Although I don’t think Finding Dory is a “thriller” that can be spoiled (you all know there is a happy ending), you may not want to read this blog if you don’t want …

Children/Adolescents
caren-baruch-feldman-about

“So…be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or Bray or Mordecai Ali Van Allen O’Shea, you’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way!” Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go! This year is very special for my family- …

Children/Adolescents | Grit | Resilience
caren-baruch-feldman-about

Great News! If you missed my “Got Grit? Got Growth? Got Greatness! Increasing Perseverance, Self-Control, and a Growth Mindset in Ourselves and Our Children” workshop that I gave at the Scarsdale library in March 2016, it is now available online on SPT …

Grit | Resilience
caren-baruch-feldman-about

I need to apologize. I was hit by March madness. If you know anything about me, you know it could not be the March Madness associated with college basketball. It was college basketball right? No, it is the other March Madness – the one that hits all ps …

Children/Adolescents
caren-baruch-feldman-about

This month I had the opportunity to participate in one of my favorite activities as a school psychologist: working with my fifth grade student leaders to turn-key important school wide messages to our younger students. Specifically, fifth grade student …

Children/Adolescents | Resilience
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