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The Powerful Message All Children Need to Hear

Season 4 Episode 410
Aired on 09/21/2014 | CC tv-14
In a lifelong effort to instill confidence in their children, many parents dole out praise that focuses on their children's achievements and images. The praise is all positive, but parenting expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary says that this doesn't send kids the right message.

"We are more than the form. And this is the message we need to give our children: that they are more than the doing," she says.

Watch above as Dr. Shefali reveals the dangerous mind-set that's created when children's worth is tied to "the 'doing' aspects of life," and find out what she believes parents should help their children embrace instead.

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