3. Not Better than, but the Best You Can Be

Everything these days seems to be a competition.

Why not try to remind your child the only person she has to consider when trying to do better than last time is herself?

If they outdo their 3-point shooting average on the court, fantastic!

Who cares if it’s not the highest score in gym class?2

The momentum is moving in the right direction.

When your 9-year-old takes off his water wings, what’s the difference if he’s the last person in swim class to take the plunge?

In the end, the only person either of you will probably remember in that class is him.

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