When parents boast about their children with other people, what do usually say first? Is it how nice they are to strangers? Or how much volunteering they did last year? More often, they talk about their good grades in school, or the prestigious college they went to, or the much sought after summer internship they are on. But this is backwards. Acts of kindness are what parents should talk about with others, and what they should really praise their kids for.
Published: May 17, 2014