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How Praise Can Hurt Kids

How Praise Can Hurt Kids

Graduation is the telltale sign that announces the next wave will soon be leaving for college. Parents become wistful, hoping and praying that their child’s self-esteem is high enough to weather any of the life storms they’ll have to face without their parents nearby.

Can’t relate? That’s probably because you’re in the beginning of the process, the stage when you’re helping your children discover just how capable they really are.

Over the last few years, several books have emerged sharing new research regarding a child’s self-esteem, what works, and what doesn’t work. Read more