Navigating “The 7 Cs of Parenting”: Conclusion
Navigating the 7 Cs of parenting, you can help your child become competent and confident. They will build social connections needed for them to develop a strong character while they make positive contributions to society. They will learn that they are valuable. They learn that their decisions and actions are important, because they affect everyone around them.
Children who know how to cope with the challenges and changes in life not only make good role models, they are the builders of our future society. They have control of their own destinies, and they show others a better way to conduct themselves. Their resilience is exemplary.
This is the final article in our 9-part series on the 7 Cs of Resilience. Make sure to check out our other posts if you missed any of the steps. You’ll learn what the Cs are, and how to encourage your child along each path. We hope you enjoyed this series!
NOTE: In “Fostering Resilience,” The authors name the seven qualities of highly resilient youth. The 7 Cs of parenting were adapted from The Positive Youth Development movement. Rick Little and his colleagues at the International Youth Foundation over the course of their research founded “The 7 Cs: The essential Building Blocks of Resilience For Parents.” Learn more in our article “Navigating ‘The 7 Cs of Parenting’: Introduction.”