Motivating kids to try new things

Introducing a new task, activity, or challenge to a child can yield some hesitancy on their end. While many kids enjoy getting out and about to new places, suggesting that they push themselves outside of their typical routine can make them feel uneasy. Since kids are the masters of speaking up when they don't want to do something, they have no problem saying no to a discomforting idea. That being said, parents don't have to stop there. That's not the end all be all to trying out a new challenge.

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