Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids

How to raise self-disciplined, connected, happy humans

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Praise

Sure, kids need acknowledgment, empathy, encouragement and appreciation — lots of it! But go easy on the praise. Read More

Excellent

Wonderful article. Should be required reading for new parents. Thanks.

Great reminder about the good old basics: acknowledgment and appreciation

The essence in coaching parents is to find the right approach for them which will enhence their ability to promote their children's specific needed skills or set of behaviors.
Your article provides a great support to the old basics: acknowledgment and appreciation. My parental Life Coach practice has gained an important backup.
Thanks!
Dr. Joe

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • You may quote other posts using [quote] tags.

More information about formatting options

Laura Markham, Ph.D., is the author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How To Stop Yelling and Start Connecting.

more...

Subscribe to Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids

Current Issue

Love & Lust

Who says marriage is where desire goes to die?