Raise Your Kids Right: What to Say Instead of Praising

"What kids do need is unconditional support, love with no strings attached. That’s not just different from praise –- it’s the opposite of praise. "Good job!" is conditional. It means we’re offering attention and acknowledgment and approval for jumping through our hoops, for doing things that please us." -- Alfie Kohn ...more

In other words, say what you mean. Don't hope they'll interpret it the way that you mean ...more

Raising a Child With a Backbone

Calling out all moms today on this sunny crisp Tuesday morning. Greetings ladies! Hope you all celebrated your womanhood yesterday....more