Carol Dweck's research, which focuses on what makes people seek challenging tasks, persist through difficulty and do well over time, has shown that many girls believe their abilities are fixed, that individuals are born with gifts and can't change.
How do you praise children to create an appetite for learning rather than a fear of failure? Dr. Dweck explains why effort based praise makes all the difference. Want to learn more about how to bring out the best in your children? Visit www.michellemcquaid.com.
"Kids don't always behave as we'd like when we're out and about. They get over-stimulated and stressed out. And when children are at family gatherings, they're often off their schedules and especially excited, so their behavior can be particularly challenging." 14 Tips for Parenting in Public from Dr Laura Markham on the ahaparenting.com website.
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