Prager U: How to Praise Your Child

by Jason Fertig

Children raised with the “everyone gets a trophy” mentality are likely to develop a sense of unearned self-esteem. How can we counter this deleterious practice?

In the newest Prager University course, best-selling author Rabbi Joseph Telushkin proposes a better way to praise children, a way that helps them develop into the best person they can be – and one that can also benefit parents and society as a whole.