Helping a Child with Perfectionism

Do you have a child who always has to be perfect? Do they stress over being the top of their class, getting the most goals and making everything absolutely flawless. Sometimes when a child strives for perfection, they become even less successful. So, how do you help a child with perfectionism? 

Does your child strive for perfection? Learn how to help a child with perfectionism, accept that we are all less than perfect!

 

It starts with trying to change their perspective on what it means to make a mistake.

[Scroll to the bottom to watch my Kids Youtube video on perfectionism]

 

This week on my Kids Youtube channel I talk directly to kids about why aiming to be perfect, is less than perfect.

 

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Books to Helping Kids Cope with Wanting to Be Pefect:


Watch Kids YouTube Video on Perfectionism:


 

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