Five Reasons to Think Twice Before Praising Your Child and Five Ideas for What to Do Instead

It has taken me years as a trained Waldorf early childhood teacher and later, as a mom, to integrate the understand that children need not be overly praised. Kim Allsup’s blog, Growing Children, offers concrete lists of the benefits of refraining from praise and—a great tool for every parent—what to do instead. Enjoy the article here.