One path to grit is through “deliberate practice” as described by Angela Duckworth in her bestseller, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” It includes:
1. A clearly defined stretch goal
2. Full concentration and effort


On our journey of learning, looking back is important but so is the looking forward. Anticipation opens the door for extending joy and curiosity.
As a parent, I can either spark excitement or dread with my own mood and questions today.