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 seem like a no-win solution. What are parents to do if they want their children to step beyond their comfort zone to take up new challenges and enjoy learning?
The Process of Praising