Five Simple Ways Keep Your Child from Falling Into the Trap of Perfectionism

When children do not experience love for who they are, perfectionism takes hold. They begin to work for grades, sports trophies, outshining others, or even behaving well just to earn favor. While we all would love to see our children aim for all these great achievements, we want them to do that because of a healthy motive, not because they are compensating for feelings of insecurity and needing to prove their worth through performance.