Dr. Eddie O'Connor shared tips on FOX 17 News.
He says to focus on things like:
- Autonomy - Give the child a choice
- Competence - Give them a sense of "I'm doing well"
- Relatedness - A supportive environment
- Discuss the benefits of tough drills
- Lack of preparation leads to poor results
He says to avoid things like:
- Shaming or scolding
- Comparing to others