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Know your strengths: This is a lesson that's often given as career advice, but this is a message we reinforce to every parent as well. We cannot grow in an area we do not know. First, we have to know what a strength is or looks like in our life.

What are your strengths?

Consider these descriptions when you think about yourself:

    1. Strengths are positive qualities that energize us and that we perform well and choose often.
    2. Strengths are qualities used in productive ways to contribute to our goals and development.
    3. Strengths are built over time through our innate abilities and dedicated efforts.