Posts Tagged ‘Child Achievement’


Are You Raising a Human Being or a Human Doing?

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Achievement, Confident Kids, Confident Teens checklist

It was over 10 years ago- the day that began a gradual yet dramatic shift in my thinking. I was sitting in a Humanistic Psychology class in graduate school and Professor Stephen McConnell asked the fateful question, Read more…

 

Parent Expectations Part 2 – The Downside of Setting the Bar Too High

February 2, 2012 | Posted in Achievement, Anxiety, Confident Kids, Confident Teens Climbing Boy

In the last post we discussed parental expectations that are too low. Now let’s explore the flipside– what happens when parent expectations are too high. Read more…

 

Parent Expectations Part 1 – Small Thinking Leads to Small Results

February 2, 2012 | Posted in Achievement, Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Relationships Fish in Fishbowl

Have you ever heard how a fish grows to the size of its bowl?

This seems to be true for turtles. We once had two pet turtles, each in its own bowl and the one with the larger bowl got much larger. Read more…

 
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