• Why We Might Want To Rethink The Phrase ‘Good Job,' And What We Can Say Instead

    26 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    “Good job, Chub,” is a regular phrase in our house. Some might even say it's overused. We say it when my son successfully goes potty and when he successfully differentiates his right foot from his left foot. We also use the term in a million other contexts that I can't remember at the moment.
    We've always thought we were doing the right thing by providing a generous amount of encouragement. But lately, I've been wondering about this phrase... should we re-think the phrase “good job”?
    First, it's important to note that we all get motivated by different things. The two main types of...
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