HELPING CHILDREN DISCOVER NATURAL GIFTS Q: We want our children to reach their full potential. But sometimes we’re at a loss as to how to motivate them to do their best without getting pushy. Do you have any suggestions? Jim: It’s actually pretty straightforward: Be their cheerleader. Affirmation beats out criticism and negativity any day. There’s ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!