Should Parents Praise?

Should Parents Praise?

The experts debate positive reinforcement in children—and how much is too much.

Praising Kids: “Good Job!” Doesn’t Cut It Anymore, Part 1

Blanket, positive praise becomes “white noise”—empty words with little meaning.

More Powerful than You Know

The least bit of praise can be powerfully motivating

Praising Kids: How Proper Praise Helps Children, Part 2

Six paths for maximizing your compliments.

Praising Children with Low Self-Esteem Can Backfire

How to praise children with low self-esteem

When Pride Means Pain

Is it bad to be proud of your kids?

Why Validation Matters: Insights from 5 Just-Published Studies

It is good to feel validated, and not just for you

Reward Every Time To Establish A New Behavior

Do you understand the science of using rewards?

The 4 Principles of Attachment Parenting and Why They Work

A sensible guide to make attachment parenting work for you

Between Parent and Child An All-Time Parenting Best-Seller

The launch of new thinking about praise and criticism.

Are You a Poor Communicator? How to Improve

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Codependency in Children

Would you know how to spot codependency in children?