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Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

Be Careful How You Label Your Children

Many of us receive labels that define who we are early on in life. These labels can be given to us by our parents, teachers, coaches, or even our friends. There are good labels: friend, daughter, sister, student, etc… And then there are the not so good labels: short, fat, skinny, dumb, know-it-all, etc.. I believe that some labels can be more harmful than good, especially when it comes to our children. In one of my psychology classes, I learned to never label your client unless they had a serious medical condition. ((Ok, I am aware that…