Growing Friendships

All about children's social and emotional development.

Soft Criticism

The usual advice is to sandwich criticism between praise, but that doesn’t really soften the blow. If we want others to respond constructively to our criticism, we need to be able to give it in a way that decreases their defensiveness. Read More

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Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D., is the author of many books including Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential.

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