Posted on August 25, 2010
Perfectionist (noun): a person who demands perfection of himself, herself, or others
Perfect (adj.): excellent or complete beyond practical or theoretical improvement
Many parents who worry about their child’s focus and work ethic fall in one of two camps:
(1) I’m worried my child is a perfectionist; he gets so upset when he doesn’t get something just right!
(2) I’m worried my child has no drive or ambition. She doesn’t even want to try! She’d rather take the easy route….every time!
Posted on May 1, 2010
We’re in the home stretch, folks. Parents and children all across Austin are dragging themselves through these last few weeks of the school year. The sheer number of class parties, graduations, talent shows, teachers’ gifts, and field trips… Read More
Posted on June 1, 2009
Take a moment to remember yourself at 4-years-old. See the little you there, looking back at your grown-up self? This little person is who you parent everyday. All of us carry with us a little suitcase from the… Read More
Posted on May 1, 2009
Parents know they’ve entered toddler-land when they first hear their once sweet baby loudly proclaim, “NO!” What begins as amusing quickly moves to aggravating as parents become very familiar with their child’s newly discovered defiant streak. Kids LOVE… Read More