I think that giving mindless praise is ridiculous. But I understand why parents do it. They want their kids to feel good about themselves. But parents are never going to teach their children true positive self esteem by praising everything they do.
As a teacher myself I’ve been in situations where parents come at you and sometimes parents come across like the teacher doesn’t want the best for their kid and it can be really really hurtful.
Advancements in technology have become so commonplace that sometimes we forget to stop and think about how incredible it is that a girl on her laptop in Texas can see photos and cell phone video in real time that a young college student has posted of a rally he’s at in Iran.