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We DON’T Praise our Children

Most often when I tell people that, they look at me as if I’ve grown two heads. “Aren’t you meant to praise your children?” I’ve been asked. “Don’t you want them to have high self-esteem?” Ha! There I have them, … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem vs Self-Assurance

Parents and teachers are told to build self-esteem in children. But many parents survive to the teenage years and then find themselves saying…but we did so much for you: why are you in the wrong crowd; doing the wrong thing; dropping out. Teachers … Continue reading

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