Can you have too much grit?
It’s an undisputed fact that achieving success takes perseverance, practice, and the ability to overcome obstacles. But it also requires knowing when it’s OK to give up.
How Angela Duckworth teaches her kids grit
The famed researcher and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance explains her "hard things rule," which she's using as a parent to instill stick-to-itiveness in her kids.
Infographic: The science of raising gritty kids
Help your child learn to work hard, finish what they start, and achieve their goals.
How to raise a kid who won’t quit
Persistence is a hot topic among education researchers these days and for good reason: It’s critical for success in school and beyond. Here are 8 tips for nurturing this quality in your child.
8 famous "failures" kids can learn from
Think successful people — like Rihanna — never make mistakes? Think again.
6 heroes your child (and you) can learn from
Think kids grow up to become great American heroes on their own? Think again.