Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Whenever parents become overly invested in a particular skill or accomplishment, a child's fear of failure multiplies. This is why some children refuse to get into the pool for a swimming lesson, or turn their back on Daddy's favorite sport.
Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
Cathy Rindner Tempelsman (20th century), U.S. journalist. Child-Wise, ch. 2 (1994).