Kids Are Worth It! | Quote 01167

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When praise is experienced as manipulation, it might or might not get kids to do what the praiser wants; however, praise-dependent kids will spend a lot of energy trying to figure out what they can do to please (or upset) the praiser, and they will have no time or energy left to develop the inner sense to evaluate their own abilities, goals, and deeds.

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Barbara Coloroso


Kids Are Worth It!

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