1. Make sure that you are genuine. Earning
genuine praise makes children feel good.
2. After giving praise, make sure your
children know exactly what they did that
pleased you, so they can repeat their
3. Be sure to tell them why you think what
they did was good, and how it will benefit
them and others.
4. Make sure they understand why you are
pleased with a particular action or behavior.
When praising your children: