When Your Child is a Perfectionist
Do you remember this post that I wrote about our son's perfectionism getting in his way? Leo is a perfectionist and, such, he is afraid of failure to the point of complete immobilization. He will assess a new situation, determine his risk for failure, and refuse to participate if he doesn’t think he can immediately do it well. We have been dealing with Leo's perfectionism for years now and I have a feeling it is something we will continue to work on as the years progress. So, what has helped? When Your Child is a Perfectionist NAME IT First, what is perfectionism? Perfectionism is the refusal