Last updated on Jun 21st, 2021 at 03:26 pm


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5. Teach your teen perseverance

Even if he fails his matric exam, it is not the end of the world. Forget about the consequences of failure. “Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success”, says Denis Waitley. People who ultimately succeed in life have the ability to pick themselves up, create a new path, and continue with determination.

Devise a ‘Plan B’ with your 12th grader which he is excited about if things do not work out as planned.

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