Discussion - Praising and Parenting - Dylan, Maya, Moriah, Estelle

Topics Discussed in Article EffortPraiseChild mind developmentFailureParenting Self esteem Pressure

-When giving praise you should praise them on effort rather than intelligence-When praising children be specific on what your showing the appreciation for -Rewarding a child for everything will hinder their endurance because once those rewards go away so will the child's endurance/effort

Big Questions

1. How does the choices parents make influence a child's childhood?2. How does praise affect the development of an individuals' maturity?3. Why is it that parents do not remember the things they say and do while it effects the children so greatly?4. Why is it that children who are labeled intelligent chose the easiest way out while those who aren't choose the difficult way?