How to Help your Child Avoid the Performance Curse

I’m not certain when the idea that our performance equates our worth was formulated. However, I do know that many kids and teens feel the pressure to excel in order to feel they are valuable therefore cursing our kids to a life of performance-based worth. This performance curse can lead to terrible stress in children.

Here are some ways to help your child avoid the performance curse. 

Paige Clingenpeel

Teen Therapist working with teens and parents on TV, Radio, Web-Based Media, Blogs, and Print. Presently a monthly contributor to the women's parenting & marriage site iMom.com, and host of TBN's Tween show iShine K'Nect. Paige also provides individual therapy at LifeSprings Counseling Center, and works at Parkview Health as a student assistant counselor assigned to Carroll High School. Paige is married to Ryan and has two daughters and two sons!