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Children Self Esteem

Catherine Pearson

How Over-Praising Kids Is Holding Them Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

"Amazing job!" "Perfect!" "What an incredibly beautiful drawing!" Across playgrounds, schoolyards and classrooms, it is common to hear well-intenti...

Jan Cloninger: How Will You Know If You've Parented Well?

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

The clearer we are about what really matters, the more we can maintain our focus in the myriad of choices we make each day, and the more we increase our chances of being happy with the young adults we have raised.

Kid President -- A Lesson in Courage, Compassion and Ultimately Identity

Lucy Cooper | Posted 04.02.2013 | Impact
Lucy Cooper

Have you seen the video from Kid President (♯kidpresident ♯awesomeyear)? No? Then you need to fire up your YouTube before you read further (find v...

Could Your Child Have Too Much Self-Esteem?

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 10.23.2012 | Parents
David Sack, M.D.

As with most parenting challenges, we are called upon to strike an all-too-elusive balance between two extremes: the tough love approach and the phony praise approach. There's more to effective parenting than either extreme offers. Here are a few ways to find the middle ground.