20: Raising Resilient Kids: The Crucial role of Parents as the First Teachers

Lead With Confidence

29-02-2024 • 43 mins

Hey Friends!

This week's guest is Cara Zelas

Cara Zelas is an early childhood educator, social and emotional learning expert and curriculum creator, who received a Bachelor of Media Communications and Bachelor of Elementary Education Degrees (Macquarie University, Sydney) as well as an Early Childhood Montessori Certification (West Side Montessori School, New York), and she is in the process of completing a Master of Education. Cara is the founder of Big World of Little Dude, an educational platform teaching children social and emotional skills. Little Dude has taught Cara and countless children that being kind to others is contagious

What we discuss in today's episode.

  • Teaching resilience to our kids through mindset, self-talk and goal setting
  • Balancing high standards and perfectionism
  • Identifying and nurturing unique strengths
  • Addressing unkindness in the workplace and creating a culture of kindness
  • Conflict resolution at home and at work

You can find Cara on Instagram, Linkedin and Facebook

Check out Cara's book recommendation:

The Parents We Mean to Be: How Well-Intetioned Adults Undermine Children's Moral and Emotional Development by Richard weissbourd

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