Posts Tagged ‘praise’
How to Raise Kids to Not Become Narcissistic Adults
Narcissism is in the political wind today. How do parents raise their kids to grow up to be empathic, industrious, happy adults with healthy mutual relationships? Meet Your Child’s Needs without Overindulgence Having early childhood needs for dependence and independence are normal. When met in a timely, developmentally appropriate, empathic manner the child learns his…Read More
In the Midst of World Changes, Will Narcissists See the Light?
Will narcissists see the light as history is being made around them? Spouses, parents, children, and others are quarantined in their homes. How does the narcissistic man fare in these close quarters? Can he relinquish his need for superiority, endless explanations of all his knowledge, the need for exceptional attention and validation, a yearning to…Read More
What Kind of Praise Helps Children Take Up New Challenges?
How Do You Praise Your Kids? There is significant controversy about the use of praise. Some experts believe that children need to be praised almost daily to build their self-esteem. Others say, to the contrary, that too much praise makes children overly reliant on other people’s validation to sustain healthy self-esteem. This controversy makes it…Read More
Watching Out for the Perfect Child
What is the Perfect Child? Deep inside do you look for the perfect child? Does your child expect herself to be perfect? Does your child get all A’s, do her homework ahead of time, have pleasant manners, tell the truth, always do what she is told, in fact, please you every second? Take a second…Read More
Being Attuned to Your Distinctive Child
How to Let Your Child Know He is Distinctive How do you know you have a distinctive child? It’s because there’s an invisible thread between you and your child. This is because you know more than anyone what makes him distinctive. You know her strengths and special qualities. Does she know you know them? …Read More