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Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream by Whitney Johnson

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DOUBLE-DOG DARE!

Whether we’ve decided exactly what our dream is or we continue to experiment with two or three possibilities, there are times when we need to simply “double-dog dare” to dream. Contemplating a dream is one thing, actually “doing” a dream is another, and the reality of pursuing a dream may require courage, boldness, and daring.

In the parenting book Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs, Ellen Galinsky, a child education expert and cofounder of the Families and Work Institute, writes that one of the essential skills we need to teach our children is how to take on challenges. Galinsky explores this topic not by tackling perfectionism, but by examining how children learn to manage stress. Citing ...

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