This holiday season resist the urge to compare and contrast your child to others, especially on temporary markers such as grades and test scores.
"Yes, straight-A students master cramming information and regurgitating it on exams. But career success is rarely about finding the right solution to a problem — it’s more about finding the right problem to solve... If you’re willing to tolerate the occasional B, you can learn... You gain experience coping with failures and setbacks, which builds resilience." http://ow.ly/GjoH30mWThW