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Michael Grose

Helping kids to communicate their wants, needs and aspirations is a basic task for parents. Some kids whinge, nag or go quiet, when a simple articulated request for assistance is all that's needed.

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Michael Grose

I’m often asked by parents how to develop responsibility in kids.  The answer is simple – give responsibility to them! Let them feed the family pet, empty the dishwasher, clean up the living area at the end of the day.

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Michael Grose

The impact of positive and negative statements on kids’ self-esteem depends on who makes the statement. Age, gender and relationships matter when it comes to both praise and put-downs. Siblings and peers matter most when it comes to put downs.