Step One: Develop a New Vocabulary. The kinds of words we say to our children can help them learn the value of effort and get into the habit of completing what they start. So here are a few phrases you can use with your child to stress how much you value her effort: "Don't give up!" "I know you can do it!" "Hang in there. Don't stop!" "It's usually harder at the beginning." "Almost! Try again." "You'll get it. Keep at it!" "The more what
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