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Help Your Child Recognize and Understand Disappointment

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Disappointment is a normal, though difficult, part of growing up. When caregivers allow children to feel, experience, and learn from little disappointments at an early age they help children create the skills they will need to successfully handle the bigger disappointments they will experience in later childhood and life. This week's Pyramid Model Backpack Connection "How to Help Your Child Recognize and Understand Disappointment" offers strategies to develop this lifelong social-emotional skill.