Direct from Dr. Laura to You, the answers to your parenting prayers. In these MP3s, Dr. Laura addresses a specific parenting issue and answers questions from parents like you. Warm, supportive, informative and practical -- just what the doctor ordered!

Please note: These are audio products. Upon purchase, you will receive an immediate email with the product name highlighted as a link. Just click on the link to download your MP3.

Why Praise Sabotages Your Child


Why Praise Sabotages Your Child....And What To Say Instead

  • Why saying "You're so smart!" to your child sabotages his academic progress
  • Why Praise doesn't help your child -- and what to say instead.
  • How to give your child feedback that helps her take responsibility for herself.
  • How to give feedback that helps your child improve -- without criticizing.
  • "But Mommy, do you like my painting?" Practical suggestions for handling feedback in daily life.

Personal Guarantee: If you aren't completely thrilled with what you get out of this audio, your payment will be cheerfully refunded, no questions asked, within a week of your email  (DrLauraMarkham at AhaParenting dot com) asking for a refund.

If you buy three audios or ebooks, you will get the fourth one free.

Just choose four audios or ebooks (you can mix and match.) Buy the three with the highest price tag. Then, send an email to, listing the fourth audio or ebook. We will promptly send you a link to download your fourth audio or ebook.

You might also be interested in:

I won't be your friend! -- Social Skills for Toddlers and Preschoolers

I won't be your friend! -- Social Skills for Toddlers and Preschoolers

How To Bully-Proof Your Child....When Your Child Is the Bully...Why Sharing Backfires...When to Intervene, and when to help kids work it out for themselves.




I don't even have kids but I subscribe to your blog because you have amazing life lessons, and because I work with an autistic child and your blog really helps me stay grounded, sane, and compassionate with my work. - Mila Kim