Next time you hear an inspiring story of someone overcoming adversity – notice that this is not by chance.

Take a minute and see if you can name the skills they used to do it.  This is a great way to show kids which skills they can practice to get stronger.  Follow us here at the Umbrella Project to learn about a new skill each month that will help your child grow from challenges.

Visit also the Terry Fox Foundation on Facebook and the local @WaterlooTFR Twitter account.