The Powerful Word of the Month this month is self reliance! What new things have your children learned to do this summer?  What new things have they tried? Are they able to do anything that surprised you?  It can be difficult to let go or step aside– and certainly it can be challenging to watch your child fail, fumble, struggle, and make mistakes.  Still, failures are often the path to success and trying is part of the journey to self reliance.  What new things can your children try this month?  Go for it!

Self Reliance Quotes:

“The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Self reliance takes patience and practice. You may fail, falter, or flub on the path to self mastery.” – Dr. Robyn Silverman

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” — Anne Frank

“Men are made stronger on realization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own arm.” — Sidney J Phil

“Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one’s own person is its ultimate reward.” — Patricia Simpson

Dr. Robyn Introduces The Powerful Word of the Month: Self Reliance! is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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