My conscientious daughter Lucy had a rough morning today. She could not find her student council t-shirt which she was supposed to wear. She remembers it being in her drawer…and after looking and looking and looking for it, neither she or I could find it.
It was a big disappointment for her.
Whether it’s a lost shirt, lost game, or lost friendship, disappointments are part of life for all of us. How can we respond ourselves to disappointments, and how can we help our children navigate them?
In this week’s chat, I’ll share three ways to deal with disappointment:
- Praise and thank God
- Mourn the loss and trust God
- Adjust to the new reality
Let’s talk about it.
When Your Child is Disappointed
Your kids will face disappointments: not making a team, a friend's betrayal, a broken foot or broken promise. How can you teach them to rebound with God's help? We recently had a disappointment and here's how it turned out…
Posted by Arlene Pellicane, Speaker & Author on Tuesday, April 9, 2019