Here is a great acronym to help you and your family work through a problem solving exercise.
S - State the problem and write it down.
O - Outline all possible solutions to the problem. Get creative!
L - List the consequences and outcome for each possible solution.
V - Very best solution can be picked and give it a go.
E - Evaluate the action to see if it worked.
The best way to work through a problem is from a mental state of calm and clarity.
A great skill for us as adults and a great skill for our kids.
Just keep in mind that your child’s logical and thinking part of their brain typically comes online around age 7.
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