Mindset is generally thought to be the attitudes or habits of an individual’s mind that is formed by previous experience. These attitudes can predetermine a person’s response or interpretation to any given situation. Our quirky kiddos are not immune to “fixed” mindsets, and it can sometimes be a real challenge to help them to see things in a different way or try a new approach to something that has them stumped.
Today, Colleen and Shawna Wingert have a conversation about mindset, specifically to help families like ours move away from rigid and inflexible thinking. They also discuss the incredible resources inside the RLL membership community, The Learner’s Lab, and how families can work on social/emotional needs like mindset through the fun lessons and activities for kiddos, the parent master classes and the monthly online teen chats.
Links and Resources from Today’s Show:
- Sponsor: The Anxiety Toolkit by Colleen Kessler / Raising Lifelong Learners
- The Learner’s Lab, a Raising Lifelong Learners community created just for your quirky family!
- Masterclass on Mindset (The Learner’s Lab)
- Resiliency Resources at Raising Lifelong Learners
- Raising Resilient Sons: A Boy Mom’s Guide to Building a Strong, Confident, and Emotionally Intelligent Family by Colleen D. Kessler
- Anxiety Resources at Raising Lifelong Learners
- RLL #30: Andrew Peterson on Being Students of Our Children
- Knowing Your Gifted Child
- How to Encourage Innovative Thinking in Your Kids
- When Your Tween or Teen Has A Negative Mindset
- Activities to Help Children with Rigid Thinking
- RLL #86: All About Anxiety with Dr. Dan Peters
- RLL #88: Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children with Jim Delisle
- Homeschooling Twice Exceptional Kids
- 2E or not 2E? That is the Question
- Parenting and Teaching a Twice Exceptional Child
- Parenting Chaos: Practical Support And Encouragement For Parents Of Explosive Children by Shawna Wingert
- Great Homeschool Conventions
- 24pcs Mini Notebook, Candy Colors Portable Pocket Steno Memo Notebook (8 Colors, Ruled Pages)
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