Everybody Doesn’t Get a Trophy (Or, How to Help Your Kid Fail)

The “Everybody gets a trophy” philosophy might be coming to an end. Research shows that giving kids kudos just for participation might make them LESS resilient, instead of boosting their self-esteem, like we once thought. So if your kid doesn’t get a trophy, how do you help them fail without giving up? How do you ensure the process of failure makes them tougher? Courtney has two strategies to build them up.