07/22/2015 05:44 EDT | Updated 07/31/2015 09:59 EDT

Praising Kids: Why Parents Shouldn't Say 'I'm So Proud of You'

Parents often praise their kids when they’ve done a good job. However, parenting expert Alyson Schafer warns this might actually be working against your child’s development.

Watch the video above to find out how praise can work against your child and what alternatives you can use instead.

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