Video: Your Kid's Not That Special
We all want our children to have healthy egos and high self-esteem. But modern parents can take it too far, over-praising their children. Are we creating a generation of egomanics?
In this video:
- Why over-praise is as addictive as cigarettes (really!).
- When to lavish praise -- and when to skip the happy dance. (Hint: "You woke up!" is not cause for celebration.)
- Why parents feel the need to lie about throwing away their kids' art.
- How to boost your kid's self-esteem without creating a spoiled brat.