Monday, September 28, 2009

Praise Junkie Anonymous

Perhaps it began when parents and teachers began displaying the famous "101 ways to praise a kid" poster in homes and classrooms. Maybe it started as an innocent effort to reward children for positive behaviors. Possibly it was the result of the infamous prize box that began popping up everywhere, from home to the Sunday school class to the dentist's office.

However it happened, excessive praising of children is big business in today's world, potentially creating a generation of "praise junkies"...(to read more, please go here)

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