On Complimenting Kids

There’s a lot to be said on the socialization of girls; girls are socialized from the time their mothers are pregnant with them. Think about your own response if your friend tells you she is having a girl; now imagine she tells you she is having a boy. How does your response differ? Hmm….

From the time girls are young we are so quick to compliment them on their “cute little dress” or their “beautiful hair bow” or their “adorable smile.” The list goes on and on. But what about their inner qualities? Is your daughter a good helper? A good listener? A good friend? We must focus on these internal traits. Beauty is fleeting; character is timeless.

This article gives 4 tips on how to boost your child’s self-esteem. Enjoy!


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