The Specifics of Effective Praise

All of us need to feel loved, appreciated & important….. so it is important that we help all of our children to feel and experience that.

But did you know that there are different “types” of “praise” and that for praise to be effective it needs to be “specific”?

Want to learn more? Check out this great post on the Proactive Parenting website:

* (printable PDF: The Key to Building Your Child’s Self Esteem (Specific Praise) ).

Proactive Parenting is on Facebook at

And a few research articles:


And other ideas at:


Angela Moorad, MS, CCC-SLP, IAYT, RCYP-2

Speech-Language Pathologist

Founder of OMazing Kids Yoga, LLC – inclusive yoga for kids & teens of all abilities in Norman, Oklahoma

Radiant Child Yoga Certified – Levels 1 & 2





NOTE: Please ignore any ads that appear below the wavy divider bar. This is a free blog site & I have no control over ads appearing here.

2 thoughts on “The Specifics of Effective Praise

  1. Great Post! I love to praise because I never really got much of it when I was young in dance class, but I know the right way to do it. I believe it builds self esteem in my very young dancers and helps them become self confident and independent!

Comments are closed.