Cady Kalanithi—Paul Kalanithi’s Daughter + the Joy of Living

Cady Kalanithi—Paul Kalanithi’s Daughter + the Joy of Living

Cady Kalanithi is Paul Kalanithi’s daughter with Lucy Kalanithi. She is featured in her father Paul’s memoir When Breath Becomes Air. Though Paul’s diagnosis was a shock to him and his family, they wanted to continue to help Paul live a full and enriching life. Paul and Lucy made the decision to have a baby. Of course, this was not an easy decision. Read more to find out how Paul and Lucy made this decision, and what Cady Kalanithi’s birth meant to Paul as he dealt with cancer.

One Cause of Bullying: A Fixed Mindset in Kids

One Cause of Bullying: A Fixed Mindset in Kids

Experiencing rejection is painful for an adult, but imagine how it feels to a child. Children experience rejection daily in schools. Starting in grade school, some kids are victimized, attacked, or ridiculed. Ongoing bullying makes some children’s lives a nightmare and can evolve into years of depression and anger. What are the causes of bullying? Is the cause of bullying a fixed mindset? We’ll cover some causes of bullying, in schools particularly, and why a fixed mindset may be partially to blame.

Positive Labels: Why They’re Actually Hurting Your Kids

Positive Labels: Why They’re Actually Hurting Your Kids

While labeling people negatively according to their perceived potential is often inaccurate and can hinder their development, positive labels and praise can also be detrimental. Are the positive labels you’re giving your kids hurting them? We’ll cover the effects of positive labeling and discuss why your efforts to build children’s self-esteem actually hurt them.

Growth Mindset for Kids: Parenting the Right Way

Growth Mindset for Kids: Parenting the Right Way

Although you may not be conscious of them, you have powerful beliefs that affect what you want and whether you get it. In Mindset, psychologist and researcher Carol S. Dweck argues that one belief in particular can determine the course of much of your life, starting as early as your preschool years. It’s important that parents and teachers prioritize a growth mindset for kids. We’ll cover the characteristics of a growth mindset for kids, why it’s important, and how to cultivate it in this complete guide.

Growth Mindset for Parents: Raise Caring, Successful Kids

Growth Mindset for Parents: Raise Caring, Successful Kids

Parents want to help their kids to succeed in school and life, yet their comments, actions and attempts to be helpful often send the wrong message. What’s the secret to developing a growth mindset for parents? We’ll cover what a growth mindset for parents is, how to have one, and how to convey it to your kids so they have growth mindsets, too.