Encouragement and Praise motivates, Pressure and Stress Deflates

by Amy Hilbrich Davis

in Daily Insights,Parenting,Personal Wellness,Support

There is a fine line between encouraging your kids to achieve their goals and pressuring them to achieve YOUR goals. Stress can motivate, yet more often it extinguishes the fun and create unnecessary anxiety. Communication is king. Talk with your kids about their expectation and their frustrations. Ask them, “What would make this baseball season os summer special for you? “Your job is to listen, share positive insights, and praise their hard work and determination. You can absolutely do it!

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