Kelly Corrigan and Praising Children

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So how powerful are words? For weeks of cold weather now, I have asked, cajoled, ordered, coaxed the minions to choose an appropriate coat. The battle lines were drawn between the “too poofy” and the “ugly fat coat” until I changed gears, and

…I began to tell my children something altogether different. After watching Dr. Christine Carter and mother-author Kelly Corrigan discuss how we praise our children, I simply acknowledged that the kids were probably trying as hard at they could to accomplish the coat thing, maybe someday…they’d really catch on…

Watch this short video clip and see what you think…

Gayle Schrier Smith, MD

and your Partners In Pediatrics

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